Friday Links: Imaginary First Drafts, How To Get a Job in Publishing, and More

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Happy March! What books have you always meant to read but haven’t yet? High on my list is The Poisonwood Bible, but I’m lugging around The Casual Vacancy these days so Barbara Kingsolver will have to wait just a while longer.

Here are this week’s bookish links:

A funny new Tumblr about imaginary first drafts:

Advice on how to get an entry-level job in publishing.

Books change lives. 

A subway library with scannable barcodes: scanning shelf library subway taxi

Some real life stats about illiteracy in America. If you’re looking for a way to help empower people to read, check out Literacy Partners.

30 Best Places to Be if You Love BooksThis person's amazing home library:

Happy Friday! 

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8 thoughts on “Friday Links: Imaginary First Drafts, How To Get a Job in Publishing, and More

  1. Awesome post! Love the resume/CL tips! Even if I’m not applying for a publishing job, these are some really good resume tips that I can apply toward any future job hunt!

    • Liking it so far! But there are so many different characters it’s hard to dip in and out of the story while keeping track of who’s who. Definitely requires sustained attention. Looking forward to discussing it at my book club, and I’ll update how I feel about it when I’m finished. Thanks!

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