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Readers & Writers United (overview wk 46 2010)

In Interactive, Link, Publishing, Readers & Writers United, Reading, Twitter, Writing on 21/11/2010 at 18:44

Readers & Writers United is a daily online newspaper, featuring articles/links mentioned on Twitter that are related to reading and writing. The articles/links are easy to find in categories such as Art & Entertainment, Health, Education etc.
Some of the articles featured in in this week’s editions of Readers & Writers United include:

Of course there are far more interesting stories. Please check Readers & Writers United online or, for a longlist of interesting links, please click for more. Read the rest of this entry »

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

In American author, Author, Bestseller, Book, Dominican author, Junot Díaz, Pulitzer Prize, Reading, Review, World Literature on 14/11/2010 at 14:30
Junot Diaz - The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Junot Diaz - The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz is about, as you probably would have guessed from the title, the life of Oscar Wao. As a nerdy, fantasy-fan he dreams of being the next J.R.R. Tolkien. The reality however is slightly different; he’s disastrously overweight and he’s living with his cursed Dominican family in New Jersey.
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Readers & Writers United (3rd edition)

In Interactive, Link, Publishing, Readers & Writers United, Reading, Twitter, Writing on 04/11/2010 at 02:01

Readers & Writers United features articles/links mentioned on Twitter and related to reading and writing. All articles/links are divided in categories such as Art & Entertainment, Health, Education etc. Some of the articles included in today’s third edition of Readers & Writers United include:

If you’re on Twitter, you can sign up to receive one Tweet a day with a link to that day’s Readers & Writers United newspaper. Also, you can follow me there, my name is @ElsieStills.

Readers & Writers United (2nd edition)

In Interactive, Link, Publishing, Readers & Writers United, Reading, Twitter, Writing on 03/11/2010 at 11:38

Using Paper.li, I created the Readers & Writers United newspaper, which offers a clear, daily overview of useful links (shared on Twitter) that are related to the love for reading and the art of writing.

Readers & Writers United - 2nd edition

Readers & Writers United - 2nd edition

If you’re on Twitter, you can sign up to receive one Tweet a day with a link to that day’s Readers & Writers United newspaper. Also, you can follow me there, my name is @ElsieStills.

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Readers & Writers United (1st edition)

In Interactive, Link, Publishing, Readers & Writers United, Reading, Twitter, Writing on 02/11/2010 at 02:07

Now, I don’t know about you, but I mostly use Twitter for two reasons; firstly to connect with fellow bookworms and writers alike, secondly because it’s a quick RSS-like feed of daily news and information about topics I like. However, a Twitter-timeline only allows me to see Tweets of those I follow.

Using Paper.li, I created the Readers & Writers United newspaper, which offers a clear, daily overview of useful links (shared on Twitter) that are related to the love for reading and the art of writing.

Readers & Writers United - 1st edition

Readers & Writers United - 1st edition

If you’re on Twitter, you can sign up to receive one Tweet a day with a link to that day’s Readers & Writers United newspaper. Also, you can follow me there, my name is @ElsieStills.

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Hunt the streets of New York for pages of Jay-Z’s Decoded

In (auto)biography, Author, Book, Interactive, Marketing, Memoirs on 01/11/2010 at 15:30
Jay-Z - Decoded

Jay-Z - Decoded

On November 16, 2010, Jay-Z’s long-awaited memoirs Decoded will be released. To warm up his audience the way only Jay-Z can warm up an audience, Jay-Z teamed up with ad-agency Droga5 and search engine/geo-mapping company Bing, which resulted in an internet-driven real-life scavenger hunt.
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