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The Friday Fishwrap Celebrates Summer!

Best Wishes, Dear George: The BBC Trust has chosen George Entwistle as it’s new Director General. To thatwe say Huzzah! Despite the many and varied challenges he will be facing, the Friday Fishwrap thinks this is a brilliant move on the … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap: Fails The Turing Test

Touring Turing Take a spin around the World Wide Web today and tomorrow and you’ll see many different posts about the amazing yet far too short life of Alan Mathison Turing. The Alan Turing Year: 2012 marks the celebration of the life … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap Goes For A Song

‎“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” ~Victor Hugo Writing may be a solitary endeavour, but rarely is it a silent one, not even when you’re sitting in a great library. … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap: Remembers When

This has been a week to remember the past and look forward to the future. On Tuesday, June fifth, 2012 we said a sad farewell to a great author. Ray Bradbury was 91 years old. Although he is remembered most for … Continue reading

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Monday Madness: How to Succeed In Publishing Without Really Trying?

I Heard It Through The Grapevine: At BEA 2012, Bowker vice-president for publishing services Kelly Gallagher released their newest self-published books figures. For 2011, the number of self-published titles (based on ISBNs) was 211,269. The numbers for 2010 were 133,036. Two Hundred … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap: May Be Hazardous To Your Health

Words To Live By There are a lot of words that, by themselves mean nothing, but in conjunction with other words can gain you followers… and some of them might be unwanted.   There is a list of keywords that … Continue reading

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The Friday Fishwrap: A Moment Of Silence

RIP Maurice Sendak Avengers on Parade © 2012 – AgarthanGuide

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