By Sharon Goldinger Who doesn’t want to be a bestselling author? And if you can hit the New York Times or USA Today bestseller list, wouldn’t that be a dream come true? Most of us would say absolutely. But if you’re not a household name, what do you have to do to achieve that enviable […]
Why Writers Must Self-Publish Their Books explains the economic and personal benefits of self-publishing with social media marketing
News: Publetariat, New York Times, BookDesignTemplates.com is a news roundup with items of interest to indie publishers
Should Authors Pay for Book Reviews? examines the recent news about the review-writing service run by Todd Rutherford, and reports in the New York Times, PW and Salon.com
Storytelling is Us – Homo Narrans. Storytelling is a uniquely human activity that occurs throughout all areas of life. As writers, we get to tell stories for everyone
From the New York Times: Twitter for Novelists and other Writers which cites a recent article about the habits of novelists who use Twitter
Jill went down to the local pet store over the weekend to get some supplies. When she came back, she showed me two small books, both with the “Dummies” branding, but small. They are actually little booklets, saddle stitched (stapled) rather than perfect bound, about 4″ x 6″. “What’s up?” I asked. “I just got […]
Hardcover Books Reach New Heights relates to a New York Times article describing commercial hardcover books produced with luxury features.
Amazon Kindle Fire: Setting the Tablet World Ablaze? Although Amazon’s new Kindle e-readers are breakthroughs, the Fire tablet leaves a lot to be desired
The Ebooks are Coming! the Ebooks are Coming! A flood of ebook readers is sweeping the holiday shopping market. Will consumers adopt this new way of reading? Or will they hold onto the printed book?