For those of us who market authors for a living, we know that 2013, more than any other year, saw bigger changes in marketing books. More in fact, tha...
If the cover intrigues potential readers, they'll read the product description and the sample pages. And that's where you'll hook them. From there, if your book lives up to the promise the cover made, your reader will make the journey from interested stranger to avid fan.
Kristen Eckstein is both very knowledgeable about the publishing industry-and probably a little nuts. She's writing and publishing a new Kindle book e...
It had been two and a half years since I received his last report. I didn't want to bug him, but my time is very short. I desperately needed a sale.
When we first met Roxanna Elden during our workshop, she said she had an idea for a teacher book. We've run publishing workshops for years, and we've met hundreds of teachers who wanted to write books. Quickly, though, we realized Roxanna's idea was different.
When you dig into the biographies of famous authors who published themselves and examine their self-publishing experiences, you'll see why it is unlikely that you'll join their ranks by publishing your own books
Books are the new blogs. If you want to write a book and get it published, you are not alone.
If something makes headlines simply for the amount of money that was spent on it, do we appreciate the thing as itself - a work of art, a novel - or do we look at it only in terms of how much money it cost?
In case you're an Indie author reading this looking for the silver lining, let me say now that it does not exist, not yet anyway.
While sexual abuse may be the context of my memoir, it is not my story. My story, in fact, is not about trauma or anything remotely "taboo" -- my story is about transcendence.
Last week I joined close to 200 Fitzgerald scholars, admirers, students, readers, and teachers from all over the world -- though readers, and admirers, serves to define us all.
I and a colleague, Russian journalist Masha Gessen, are chasing down love stories from LGBT Russians living in Russia, and from Russian émigrés around the world. We're collecting them in a book, Gay Propaganda, which will be published on the eve of the Winter Olympics.
Good news: according to Goodreads, the largest online book recommendation website, roughly 6 million books are discovered on the site per month. Now the bad news: The burden of discovery remains completely on self-published authors.
After 14 years, a new installment of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones series is out this month, with a surprise twist: some copies mistakenly included passages from another book released the same day -- a memoir by 73-year-old British actor Sir David Jason.
I have a clear vision where RRP International Publishing, my book publishing business, is headed. The goal is not just to create books, but create stars. I want my authors to be recognized as experts and the goal is to help them draw a large audience.
by Daniel Alarcón
by Donna Tartt
by Jennifer DuBois
by Julian Barnes
Published on September 24th, 2013