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Does Everybody Have a Book in Them?

Dianne Collins | Posted 10.15.2014 | Books
Dianne Collins

So if you, too, are thinking of writing a book, ask yourself: Who will want to read it? What is my art form? How can I better hone the craft of writing? What will be the value of it to our culture?

Becoming a Transformational Author: Tips From Christine Kloser

BJ Gallagher | Posted 10.29.2012 | Books
BJ Gallagher

When I was a schoolgirl, every September our teachers would ask us to write about: "What I did on my summer vacation." And even though I've long since matriculated, as Labor Day rolls around I like to pause and reflect on what I did with my summer.

The Ten Awful Truths -- and the Ten Wonderful Truths -- About Book Publishing

BJ Gallagher | Posted 06.05.2012 | Books
BJ Gallagher

So, which list is true? "The Ten Awful Truths About Book Publishing" or "The Ten Wonderful Truths About Book Publishing"? They both are.

Love Loses: Barnes and Noble's Big Fat Bell Book Fail

John Shore | Posted 08.16.2011 | Books
John Shore

If you happened to have read John Wins: When Rob Bell's Editor Calls, you know I'm thinking about doing a book with an actual, real book publisher. I'...

What Is A Book? Book Publishers Can't Answer The Question

paidContent:UK | Robert Andrews | Posted 07.13.2011 | Books

The book publishing sector has woken up to the revolution that is now beginning to quickly redefine it - and is falling over itself to stake out unfam...

Barnes And Noble 'Poison Pill' Approved By Shareholders

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc.'s shareholders have ratified a shareholder rights plan, finally making the so-called "poison pill" off...

Sarah Palin, the Truth Called. It Wants Its Books Back

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
John Shore

It's no secret that Lynn Vincent's writing was literally indispensable to Going Rogue. And yet, Sarah Palin has very clearly done virtually all she can to take full credit for a book she didn't even write.

Sam Stein

Romney's Book Sales Success Revealed By Memo, Industry Insider

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Friday's revelation that former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney managed to produce a best-selling book largely through the generosity and help of c...

WATCH: Stephen King On eBooks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bestselling author Stephen King was asked on CNN Money: "The internet, in many ways, killed the music industry. So, why won't it do that to books?" "...

Owed Money?

tmz.com | 9/7/2010 9:36 AM PDT by TMZ Staff   | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

William Peter Blatty -- who wrote the book and wrote the screenplay for which he took home an Oscar -- claims the movie company won't let him inspect ...

Tim Waterstone

The Guardian | Alex Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

He was certainly bucking the trend when he started Waterstone's in 1982; he describes a grim landscape, in which the demise of the book was regularly ...

Evolve or Die: Why Reinvent Independent Bookstores?

Praveen Madan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Praveen Madan

We believe that independent bookstores can have a great future and we are betting our careers on it.

Publishing Is Dead [Part 2]: Can We Make It About Writers For A Change?

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard Laermer

Write your masterpiece, put it on Amazon or in the back of your van, take it to the willing with spare cash at a state fair. If it's good it'll sell. You just got to make them open it up.

Random House Freezes Employee Pensions, Eliminates Pensions For Future Hires

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The country's largest trade publisher, Random House Inc., has frozen the pensions of its current employees and eliminated them for fu...