News: Literary Recap June 20-27, 2012

2012-06-29 21:25:PM ago by nicole.boyce

With Pixar’s latest film now in theatres, some writers may feel inspired to try something a bit more animated. The Pixar Touch blog offers up storytelling basics from the studio’s top creators.
http://www.pixartouchbook.com/blog/2011/5/15/pixar-story-rules-one-version.html

Literary rehabilitation? Brazil is offering prisoners time off their jail terms for reading novels in prison.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jun/26/prisoners-books-reduce-sentence?newsfeed=true

Did you know the Calgary Public Library offers e-book borrowing? A recent report from the Pew Research Centre shows that lack of awareness is a key barrier to e-libraries’ success.
http://www.calgaryherald.com/entertainment/all/study+shows+relatively+slow+pace+library+ebook/6821947/story.html

Luminato
, an annual festival of arts and creativity, took place this month in Toronto. For searchable listings of festivals and other literary events, check out Quill and Quire’s new events calendar.
http://www.quillandquire.com/blog/index.php/2012/06/19/qq-introduces-canadian-literary-events-calendar/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=qq-introduces-canadian-literary-events-calendar

Doing some summer camping? Jack Maxwell’s new creation is a book lover’s dream.
http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/book-tent_b52947
 

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