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Why We Need Women-Only Spaces

Brooke Warner | Posted 03.21.2017 | Women
Brooke Warner

Last week I got the kind of email I’ve come to anticipate, having worked in women’s book publishing for the past 13 years. Sometimes the subject l...

Creativity Frozen? How to Start Writing Again After a Long Hiatus

Holly Robinson | Posted 02.07.2017 | Home
Holly Robinson

A confession: I stopped writing fiction for two months recently--the first time I have ever stumbled to a complete halt. Why? The usual reasons: 1....

The Mainstreaming of the Word

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 02.07.2017 | Home
Arjuna Ardagh

I grew up among writers. My father was a journalist for the London Times, who later went on to write seventeen books. My mother was an editor at Faber...

The Highs and Lows of Being a Professional Author

Quora | Posted 02.01.2017 | Arts

How can authors and aspiring authors deal with the lows that come with writing as a career? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share...

Starting Your Writing Career: Become A Published Author In Six Steps

Megan G. Close | Posted 01.24.2017 | Home
Megan G. Close

"I've decided I want to write for a living. Any tips?" My friend Jannah recently contacted me regarding starting a writing career - and I'm glad she ...

The Best Writing Advice for the Digital Age

Quora | Posted 12.12.2016 | Arts

What tips Tim Urban should give to youngsters for unique writing? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questi...

How to listen to the book in your soul (w)rite now!

Laurie Seymour | Posted 12.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laurie Seymour

WRITING IS THE PAINTING OF THE VOICE. - Voltaire I'd been talking about writing a book for as long as I can remember. Writing it? Nope. I did work on...

How to Survive (and Maybe Enjoy) Going Public with Your Book

Holly Robinson | Posted 11.15.2016 | Home
Holly Robinson

Recently, I asked a debut novelist what events she had planned around her book launch. She shrugged and said, "Not much. Most marketing is done online...

Write, Publish and Repeat

Ceyhun Yakup Özkardes | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
Ceyhun Yakup Özkardes

If you`re an author you should read the book and watch the online course - They are just great! Here are four ideas that are worth sharing from the on...

Women In Business Q&A: Elizabeth Ralls, Editor-in-Chief, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

Laura Dunn | Posted 11.02.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Erica George Dines Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Ralls is a 13-year magazine-industry veteran who has covered the shelter cate...

WANTED: Writing Guide/Fairy Godmother/Yoda

Laura A Boggs | Posted 10.31.2016 | Home
Laura A Boggs

You may think I'm fancy, me with my Huff Post articles and all. But I promise you, Arianna has no idea who I am. I have not arrived. But I'd like to,...

Author Brandi Megan Granett on Writing, Publishing, Archery & More

Holly Robinson | Posted 10.23.2016 | Home
Holly Robinson

I admit it: as a veteran Scrabble player, I was delighted to see the cover and title of Brandi Megan Granett's new novel, Triple Love Score. Even bet...

3 Future Technologies to Revolutionize Digital Publishing

Suraj Sehgal | Posted 10.19.2016 | Technology
Suraj Sehgal

Ten years ago if someone would have said that over half of all adults in the United States would be using Facebook in order to learn about the news, no one would have believed them. Today, however, 62% of adults in the US report getting their news from social media, according to the Pew Research Center.

Will Amazon Prime Reading for Kindle eBooks Hobble BookBub?

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 10.19.2016 | Home
Janet Tavakoli

Amazon has blossomed from the world's biggest retail book seller, and Amazon is constantly changing the game to stay that way. In 2014, The Atlantic r...

A Media Insider Talks Silicon Valley

Quora | Posted 10.17.2016 | Technology

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

To Every Entrepreneur Who Won't Write Their Book--It's Time

Tucker Max | Posted 09.28.2016 | Home
Tucker Max

As an entrepreneur, what do you really need? What does every entrepreneur always want more of, especially for their business? Attention.

The 3 Models of Modern Publishing -- And How You Should Choose

Tucker Max | Posted 09.21.2016 | Home
Tucker Max

If you're reading this, you've already written a book, or you are seriously considering it. Now the question you want answered is, "What's the best book publishing option for me?"

The (Secret) Way Bestselling Authors Edit Their Writing

Tucker Max | Posted 09.07.2016 | Home
Tucker Max

Your job in the revision stage is to make sure that your book says what you want it to say, in the way that you want to say it. This is your book and your voice, after all.

Why I Still Love Printed Books

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.11.2016 | Home
Lev Raphael

I'm like most Americans, according to the New York Times: I read more printed books than ebooks. I have two different tablets with lots of ebooks and...

Exploring Amazon Kindle's Marketing Tools

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 09.01.2016 | Home
Nick Kolakowski

In my last column, I talked about dipping my toe into the frothy waters of self-publishing after years of relying on traditional publishing houses. At...

Want to Get Your Novel Published? You Need to Do This First

Quora | Posted 08.31.2016 | Home

How does a new writer find a reliable publisher? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered ...

How To Get On Every Best Seller List

Tucker Max | Posted 08.16.2016 | Home
Tucker Max

Before I get into the major bestseller lists and their particular rules, there are two principles that apply to all of them; 1. velocity of sales, and 2. reporting.

The Process Of Writing My Book Hispanic And Latino Heritage in Virginia

Christine Stoddard | Posted 08.15.2016 | Latino Voices
Christine Stoddard

When your father is a photographer, you learn to appreciate the science and magic behind photography. And when you grow up in Virginia, you cannot hel...

Why People Who Work In Fashion Are Afraid To Admit They Love Zara

Rashad Benton | Posted 08.09.2016 | Style
Rashad Benton

I've encountered many people who work in the Fashion Industry who love Zara, but are afraid to admit it. I've walked the halls of two of the top magaz...

The New Barnes & Noble: Attracting Readers, Not Authors

Kallen Diggs | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
Kallen Diggs

For most indie authors, Barnes & Noble can be their worst enemy. Why? Well, there are not very friendly. I only got a book signing there because of my publisher (Morgan James Publishing). Although, it was not worth my time there at all.