In business, we are often so results-focused that we can discourage the disruptive thinking that leads to success. But curiosity is vital for building thriving companies and for fostering healthy relationships between managers and co-workers.
His smile was easy yet complicated -- I identified with the longing I saw behind it. He wore beatnik-chic bell-bottom jeans that rode low over what seemed like no hips at all.
Amazon today announced Kindle Power Bucks, a powerful new ebook marketing program for indie authors. Kindle Power Bucks solves an age-old p...
A recent survey of CEO's, by PwC(1), has highlighted the growing concern among business leaders, who have recognised a shortage of transferable soft s...
The concept of "employer branding" is becoming increasingly popular, especially among companies desperate to recruit coveted specialists such as devel...
Jill Shalvis is an award winning and best-selling contemporary romance writer. Her novels combine intense romantic heat with her signature quirky and laugh-out-loud humor.
I discovered that I was Majestic last week when I finally decided to publish my book, Teaching Curious Christians about Judaism, as an e-book on Amazon's Kindle.
Over the last couple of posts, I've been talking about just what an ebook is, and four basic methods for creating them. This time, I'm going to get a bit more into the nitty-gritty -- how best to prepare your manuscript for conversion.
We visited Jonathan Franzen at his California home, where he shared his approach to writing character-driven novels and his thoughts on being a writer in America: "I play for 'Team Literature' and so I'm on the lookout for things that threaten the team."
One of the two books on sale now is The Truth About Cats and Dogs by English poet Sam Riviere and British novelist Joe Dunthorne, described as "The book that takes sides." The other is Entrances & Exits by Reif Larsen, described as "The book that travels the world."
photo by MTA The day my book got to the number one spot on the psychological thriller bes...
Cara McKenna is an award-winning romance and erotica writer who also publishes under the name Meg Maguire. Her stories are as smart as they are sexy, full of emotional depth and complex characters. Her latest book, Badger, defies the conventions of genre writing and rises to be a stunning and unique creation in a league of its own.
To open your mind with new ideas and learn more about Matryoshka dolls, tantric sex and what the heck laughter yoga is, I'd recommend a good short read of Matryoshka: Uncovering Your Many Selves Through Writing.
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.
I've been thinking about the dual and sometimes controversial role of being both an author and a blogger. About what it's like to inhabit both of those roles, and whether or not you have to access a different part of yourself or if you can perform both things simultaneously? I was lucky enough to interview some of the most prolific romance book bloggers-turned-authors, who are writing today.
All great authors know that a killer first line is almost more important than the first few pages, and authors put in hours of work just to get the right sentence on paper.