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June 19, 2014

Shorties (Katey Schultz on Self-Funding Her Book Tour, The Best Tori Amos Songs, and more)

Katey Schultz discussed self-funding the book tour for her short story collection at The Billfold.


Stereogum listed the best Tori Amos songs.


BuzzFeed recommended indie comics.


The Denton Record-Chonicle breaks down the Mountain Goats song "The Best Ever Death Metal Band Out of Denton."


Jacket Copy talks to authors about writing YA novels.

Many established authors, including Michael Chabon and Joyce Carol Oates, have dabbled in writing books aimed at teens. And some well-known children's authors, such as Daniel Handler, who writes the "Lemony Snicket" series, started with books for adults.


Bookworm interviewed authors Michael Carroll and Edmund White.


PopMatters interviewed Eric Elbogen of the band Say Hi.


Speakeasy lists sports stars who also released music.


British first editions of Haruki Murakami's new novel Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage will contain a sheet of stickers.


Film Music Magazine interviewed composer Marco Beltrami about scoring film.


Stephen King talked film and television adaptations of his books with BuzzFeed.


Drowned in Sound interviewed Gabe Gurnsey of the band Factory Floor.


Boise Weekly profiled author Claire Vaye Watkins.


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also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads
Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
daily mp3 downloads
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)


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