There is more at stake here than the future of one author or one picture book. Most pressing is the question of whether we can ever reach a place in our society where questions of race can be openly and objectively discussed, especially with our children.
Though none of these nine stories are alike, they all include relationships that you'll cheer for.
photo by MTA The day my book got to the number one spot on the psychological thriller bes...
When Amazon.com announced it was going to start publishing books as well as selling them, my reaction, like many in the publishing world, was mixed. O...
Trying to get a book published can be a disheartening task. In 2009, I resolved to get a book deal, and it took me two years of rejections -- and an extraordinary amount of effort expended on 'platform building' -- to sign a deal for my first book.
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Deep Patel seems to have his next steps clearly penned out. After publishing his first book, A Paperboy's Fable: 11 Principles of Success, the 17-year-old author will option the screenplay rights for his second book, The Gray Veil, because he hopes to eventually see it on the big screen.
From a charming and quirky young woman who forms a bond with a squirrel, to a retired, emotionally scarred Quebecois police inspector who can't escape his past even in a remote woodland village, the 10 books on this list lovingly deliver characters you won't be forgetting anytime soon.
If you're an unknown quantity, and you aren't sleeping with someone at a literary agency--or even if you are, in some cases--it's virtually impossible to get face time with a publishing professional, be it an agent, editor, or publisher.
Tina Barry's poems and short fiction have appeared in numerous literary magazines and anthologies, including Drunken Boat; Elimae; Lost in Thought; Bl...
These books will grab your attention from the front page.
We first met Roxanna Elden at Miami Dade College where we were teaching a class on publishing. From the second she opened her mouth (which she did frequently) it was obvious she was a published author waiting to happen.
Recently, we've worked with several authors who have been bogged down by stumbling blocks from their publishers. These stumbling blocks include everything from not having access or control over their eBook, to being forced to buy marketing programs that not only don't move the needle, but can also negatively impact your book.
We all know that books are, in fact, judged by their covers. Because of this, and because the marketplace is so crazy competitive, your cover can make or break your book.
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