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What Your Friends Can't Tell You About Your Self-Published Book

Deborah Plummer | Posted 04.06.2014 | Books
Deborah Plummer

Family and friends are often the inspiration for getting published and are profusely thanked in acknowledgements and recognized in dedications. However, unless they are successful authors, editors or in the publishing business, their encouragement is just loving support.

10 Tips for Writers Reading in Public

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 08.10.2013 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

Don't fall in love with yourself. It is a rare author who can read from their book for more than 8-10 minutes without engendering a tune-out from the audience.

Do We Need Separate Awards For Women?

Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.05.2013 | Women

Restaurant magazine has given its Veuve Clicquot World "Best Female Chef" award for the last three years, but this year when the winner was announced,...

The Best Of The Best: New York Food Blogs

The Huffington Post | Ashley McAdams | Posted 06.14.2012 | New York

You need an 8pm Saturday night reservation for eight. Somewhere that's romantic-ish (it's Mom and Dad's 30th anniversary) but will also accomodate you...

How Much Are TV Appearances Worth For Restaurants?

Grub Street New York | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home

It should come as little surprise to learn that getting your restaurant featured on Food Network, the Travel Channel, or any of the other endless netw...

6 Food Bloggers Reveal Their Favorite Burger in Los Angeles

| Lien Ta | Posted 08.01.2011 | Los Angeles

Tis the season for grilling -- and eating burgers you don't have to grill yourself. The fat sandwich -- meat, bun, extras up to you -- is the formida...

Grub Street's Food Chain, By The Numbers

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Grub Street's Food Chain kicked off in July of 2009 with Charlie Palmer of Aureole in New York who described Chef Jason Berthold's duck cassoulet at R...

The Man Who Ate Everything: What Jeffrey Steingarten Eats In A Week

Grub Street New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"I ingest, and then they pay me to write about it," explains Vogue food writer Jeffrey Steingarten. "I'm not doing an article for the November issue, ...

Restaurant Tipping Around The World: 25 Countries' Gratuity Protocol

The Huffington Post | Joe Daly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Daniel Maurer at Grub Street recently covered the findings of a new French study that found that people dining to songs with "pro-social" lyrics are 1...

The Writing on the Wall for Independents

Ru Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ru Freeman

Independent bookstores are struggling for survival, as the last two years have completely transformed the publishing industry and all of its many parts.

It's Christmas: Don't Get an MFA -- Write a Story, Win a Prize

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Elizabeth Benedict

Plenty of writers proceed without courses, without MFAs. They read voraciously, and learn about writing from reading, the way we learned to write before there were courses in it.