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Good News for Writers and Authors: Amazon Enters Publishing Arena

Amazon has made the leap from bookseller to book publisher (and NOT just ebooks).

If you’re a writer, you’ve got to learn more here.

More info is also here at the New York Times; and more details emerge in this piece from the Christian Science Monitor.

“May You Live In Interesting Times” (a favorite and prescient piece of Chinese Fortune Cookie wisdom)!

City Structure vs. Mental Structure

“What is it about certain cities and places that fosters specific attitudes? Am I imagining that this is the case? To what extent does the infrastructure of cities shape the lives, work, and sensibilities of their inhabitants? Quite significantly, I suspect.”

Interesting thoughts on something we’ve all observed (but perhaps not fully registered) from Talking Heads’ David Byrne (who is also a wonderful writer and avid city bicyclist–check out his new book: Bicycle Diaries

Read more of this interesting piece here.

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