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A Book and Its Cover

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Until the publication of my first novel, I'd never consciously thought about the importance of cover design. But the graphic artist's crucial role in the novel's production (and possible success) became apparent. The artist's talent was vitally important to the commercial viability of the novel.

The Insulting Comment Men Still Make To Danielle Steel

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.08.2013 | Women

Danielle Steel is the bestselling author alive and the fourth bestselling author of all time. And yet even she isn't immune to belittling comments abo...

A Serious Bump On The Head Turned This Mother Of Two Into A Best-selling Author

Posted 04.10.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

15 Beach Reads Worth Your Time and Money

LearnVest | Posted 09.02.2012 | Women

All of these titles go great with sun and a splash of lemonade.

Which New Book Sold More Copies Than Steve Jobs Biography?

AP | Posted 01.11.2012 | Books

NEW YORK -- The conclusion to Christopher Paolini's "Inheritance" fantasy cycle sold nearly 500,000 copies on its first day of release, one of the yea...

Week's Hottest Reads: What Book Topped The List?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.04.2012 | Books

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Litigators" by John Grisham (Doubleday)...

Elif Batuman Discusses Being A Bestseller And Asking Jonathan Franzen For Weed

The Guardian | Elif Batuman | Posted 06.21.2011 | Books

So it's difficult to articulate what possessed me, at a later, boozier point in the dinner, to ask Franzen whether he had any weed. "Wheat?" Franze...

For Career Authors, Staying Published is the Real Challenge

Karen Dionne | Posted 06.01.2011 | Books
Karen Dionne

No one knows exactly how many books are published in the United States every year. Bowker, the leading provider of global book information, estimates 288,355 print titles were published in 2009.

Meet Mega Bestselling Indie Heroine Amanda Hocking

Tonya Plank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tonya Plank

Amanda Hocking is really something of a wunderkind. At only 26 years old, the Minnesota native has written a total of 17 novels. Since self-publishing...

Why Are We Addicted to Fast, Easy, Simple and Free?

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

The one thing that's consistently true about all bestselling authors is that they are on a mission, driven to share their wisdom. While fame and fortune may come their way, that isn't the reason they write.

Are Bestselling Authors 'Stars'? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Anyway, it has come to my attention that DWTS keeps neglecting one important genre of stars--authors! ...