Tag Archives: indie bookstores

Book Nook

“Over the last couple of years, we’ve had an ongoing conversation about how we can best provide the resources of the book world to our community. Writers are, of course, part of our community. Though we can’t hire every writer … Continue reading

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Leaves Turning

“Let’s dare to be ourselves, for we do it better than anyone else can.”    Shirley Briggs “Independent Bookshops, new and used, are all different.”   Fall into Books Tour Just like the people who love and staff them, indie bookstores … Continue reading

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Indies Inspire

“For some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earth.” Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird This Saturday, April 30, is Independent Bookstore Day. So put on your dancing shoes and get thee to thy nearest independent … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

I love this bookseller’s view of the special, magical role that bookstores play in our lives and wanted to share it with you: “Experience is a diverse desire that can be found in the hunt, in the reading, then the … Continue reading

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Bookstore Boosters

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” Charles W. Eliot “The other day, two young girls came in with their parents and paid … Continue reading

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Author Advocate

“We’re all looking for that magic. We want to feel a story powerfully again.” Margot Sage-El, Watchung Booksellers Indie bookstore owners can be an author’ best friend — and one of the best authors’ friends around is Margot Sage-EL of … Continue reading

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Entertaining Evening

Writing is wonderful — solitary and soul-satisfying. And yet, sharing the fruits of our labor with an encouraging audience can be equally enjoyable and rewarding. That’s why it was so much fun for my critique group, Working Title 7, to … Continue reading

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