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Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman

Media professional, speaker, and university professor (new media, writing, publishing)
I pressed cappuccino. In retrospect, I really regret not also pressing at least one other. #Munich #Germany (at Flughafen München. Terminal 1) - http://janefriedman.tumblr.com/post...
I pressed cappuccino. In retrospect, I really regret not also pressing at least one other. #Munich #Germany (at Flughafen München. Terminal 1)
A parked #gondola near St. Mark’s in #Venice. (at St Mark’s Basilica) - http://janefriedman.tumblr.com/post...
St. Mark’s Basilica #Venice #nofilter (at St Marks Square - Venice, Italy) - http://janefriedman.tumblr.com/post...
St. Mark’s Basilica #Venice #nofilter (at St Marks Square - Venice, Italy)
View of il Duomo, #Florence #Italy (at Piazzale Michelangelo) - http://janefriedman.tumblr.com/post...
View of il Duomo, #Florence #Italy (at Piazzale Michelangelo)
Let the #Italy food porn commence. #pasta (at Mercato Centrale Firenze) - http://janefriedman.tumblr.com/post...
Let the #Italy food porn commence. #pasta (at Mercato Centrale Firenze)
Honored to be speaking on the future of authorship in #Matera, #Italy, at the Int’l Women’s Fiction Festival. - http://janefriedman.tumblr.com/post...
Honored to be speaking on the future of authorship in #Matera, #Italy, at the Int’l Women’s Fiction Festival.
… These magazines emerge, and very quickly they find themselves in trouble and within a very short space of time they close. And then it raises questions: Are we losing audience interest in longform nonfiction? Are we losing our ability to read? Has the Internet destroyed everything? And really, the focus should be on how that magazine has... - http://janefriedman.tumblr.com/post...
My latest piece is now available in the October 2014 issue of Writer’s Digest: “The Evolving Role of the Literary Agent.” Also in the issue: 28 agents looking for new writers. - http://janefriedman.tumblr.com/post...
My latest piece is now available in the October 2014 issue of Writer’s Digest: “The Evolving Role of the Literary Agent.” Also in the issue: 28 agents looking for new writers.
Prestige is like a powerful magnet that warps even your beliefs about what you enjoy. It causes you to work not on what you like, but what you’d like to like. That’s what leads people to try to write novels, for example. They like reading novels. They notice that people who write them win Nobel prizes. What could be more wonderful, they think,... - http://janefriedman.tumblr.com/post...
Do nothing for prestige or status or money or approval alone. As Paul Graham observed, “prestige is like a powerful magnet that warps even your beliefs about what you enjoy. It causes you to work not on what you like, but what you’d like to like.” Those extrinsic motivators are fine and can feel life-affirming in the moment, but they ultimately... - http://janefriedman.tumblr.com/post...
How to Self-Host a Wordpress Website in 10 Minutes - http://www.youtube.com/watch...
How to Self-Host a Wordpress Website in 10 Minutes
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What’s the best hands-free headset solution for iPhones—highest possible microphone/call quality (closest to speaking into the phone)?
RT @thDigitalReader: Being Actively Social and Other Misleading Terms - The Digital Reader http://the-digital-reader.com/2014... @JaneFriedman
This trend article says social traffic is booming, but at sites I deal with, organic has always been much higher: http://www.nytimes.com/2014...
How NOT to seek a literary agent—the perils of middleman services: http://accrispin.blogspot.com/2014... | @victoriastrauss
No other publication works so hard to dampen your enthusiasm for reading it. #blackgoatkilling https://twitter.com/JaneFri...
RT @JamesRvrWriters: There are still spots in two Master Classes w/ @janefriedman at our fall #writing #conference! Register now! http://www.jamesriverwriters.org/what-we...
RT @newsmary: On #Ferguson: "How the internet is run, governed and filtered is a human rights issue." https://medium.com/message...
What Does It Mean to Protect Authors' Interests? [fixed link] http://janefriedman.com/2014...
What Does It Mean to Protect Authors' Interests? http://janefriedman.com/2014... [my latest Smart Set]
"It's all happening at the bar on 5th St!" <3 Perfect. RT @theindiepubmag: 12 Shakers in Publishing http://www.theindependentpubli...
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