With the encouragement of my significant other, what started as an article on foreign policy and international relations for a non-profit research centre is now being expanded into a book. I would like some advice on writing a book. [more inside]
I am looking for a copy of a 1938 pamphlet called "Gratitude" written by Dr. Harry L. James of Chicago. There was a copy on Ebay, but it's sold now. Any chance I could find another copy (or PDF) of this thing? [more inside]
Writing a nonfiction book. I am a total quote whore. How much am I allowed to quote from my sources directly if I get this published? [more inside]
I'm looking for a web novel/short story: sci-fi, underwater research facility, end of society, etc. [more inside]
Does my dream job exist? [more inside]
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single woman in possession of a manuscript must be in want of reference materials.
Can you please recommend some books on daily life, home life, and general society in the UK and the US in the 1840s - 1880s for me? I already have What Jane Austen Ate, and What Charles Dickens Knew and An Elegant Madness. It doesn't have to be specifically on daily life- creative nonfiction like Larson's The Devil in the White City or Johnson's The Ghost Map are awesome, too.
I'm working on a book about depression, and need to hire a researcher to go through previous literature and summarize previous thinking on what depression is (such background is not directly pertinent to the thrust in the book, so I'd feel ok "farming out" this background work). [more inside]
What should I take into consideration when spearheading an anthology project? What resources are out there for us? [more inside]
If you were writing a book/essay about the motivations of over-ambitious young people, where would you look for research? [more inside]