This Week in the Self-Publishing and Writing Blogs: July 4 – 10, 2010, with articles on ebooks, the future of print, social media and more by Kassia Kroszer, JA Konrath, Jane Friedman, Julia Lindsey, and Penny Sansevieri. Plus a cartoon.
As the storm clouds gather, and we wait to find out whether the iPad has come to liberate mankind, or enslave him to a new world order, the faithful gather in New York where the 2010 BookExpo America will be taking place this week. I hope to have reports coming back from intrepid reporters. And […]
This week we’ve got a lot of marketing and more. Every one is a good read, and don’t miss Ken Auletta’s article from the New Yorker to get a new perspective on the ongoing battles at the convergence of media and technology. Have fun. Penny Sansevieri on Author Marketing Experts Blog Why Your Book Isn’t […]
A famous and often repeated piece of advice to writers is: The time to start working on your author platform is three years before your book is published. I’ve repeated this to several clients, and it usually leaves them staring blankly into space. And yet there is a great deal of wisdom in this statement, […]
Spending time in the blogosphere is rewarding in itself. With change happening in publishing and self-publishing almost constantly, at the end of the week you like to look back, take stock of what’s happened, and take a deep breath before confronting Monday morning. Herewith some of the subjects and blog posts that stood out for […]
Did you ever see the movie “Deception” that came out in 2008? No? It starred Ewan McGregor, Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams. The cast alone should have made it a hit, but it bombed, critics hated it and audiences ignored it in spectacular numbers. Despite Hollywood’s addiction to stars and hype over content, the dirty […]