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How Long Does a Novel Take to Write?

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.20.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

I binged this past weekend. Not on reality TV or chocolate or martinis, but on writing. I booked a cheap off-season condo in Maine and wrote 17,822 words.

Is Content Consuming You or Are You Consuming Content?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Are you like me, always trying to carve out time from your day to read blogs, eBooks, whitepapers, attend webinars, watch videos and visit yet another website? Our challenge isn't finding the information, but finding time to read it.

How to Disrupt and Dominate Any Industry

Steve Mariotti | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

One key to entrepreneurship is and always has been disruption. In any market, the potential for a disruptive business is tantamount to guaranteed success.

The Creative Economy's Impact on Innovation

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact
Soren Petersen

Economies progress through distinct stages as cultures acquire knowledge, skill and experience. The past century has seen a shift from agriculture bei...

The Indie Author Manifesto

Mark Coker | Posted 06.25.2014 | Books
Mark Coker

Over the last few years, book publishing has witnessed a dramatic change in attitudes regarding self publishing. Much credit goes to indie ebook authors and the readers that have embraced them.

Sinister Wisdom Receives Leadership Award From Publishing Triangle

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie R. Enszer

Every year The Publishing Triangle recognizes outstanding LGBT books published in the last year and gives two special awards -- a Leadership Award and...

What Compels an Agent to Sign an Author? Q&A With Literary Agents Jeff Kleinman and Michelle Brower (Part III of III)

Heather Hummel | Posted 06.24.2014 | Books
Heather Hummel

"The reality is, it's a brave new world of publishing, and agents are only one part of it."

5 Acronyms Entrepreneurs Can't Afford to Forget

Christopher Norris | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Christopher Norris

Entrepreneurs have a lot on their brains, but not minding the right thing can be disastrous for business. While maintaining the grind, here are five acronyms to keep in mind.

Disney Publishing 4 New Star Wars Books

Bryan Young | Posted 06.17.2014 | Books
Bryan Young

Lucasfilm announced today, via Publishers Weekly, four brand new books aimed at introducing new readers to the classic Star Wars saga by bridging the "multi-arc storyline in anticipation of the release of Star Wars Episode VII in December 2015."

Self-Published Authors Don't Need a New Term

Brooke Warner | Posted 06.15.2014 | Books
Brooke Warner

At the heart of this desire to re-term ourselves is the fact that self-publishing still carries a stigma, and yet we'll never get to distance ourselves from it completely, no matter how much momentum we might be able to muster.

6 Great File Formats to Submit to Ebook Designers (And 2 Awful Ones)

David Kudler | Posted 06.14.2014 | Books
David Kudler

So you've decided to have an ebook designer convert your book into ePub (iBooks/Nook/Kobo) and mobi (Kindle) formats. Great! What formats are best to send?

So You Want to Be a (Successful) Writer?

Carrie La Seur | Posted 06.10.2014 | Books
Carrie La Seur

Aren't there authors who stay outside the mainstream and are better for it? To satisfy myself, I concocted a version of objective analysis sufficiently rigorous to help a fiction writer relax. Scientists, shut your eyes.

The Game I Played Growing Up in Philly

Christopher Norris | Posted 06.11.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

I told the crew that I had created this game, and not only did they not believe me, they didn't care. Just wanting to play, one of the kids threw me the ball.

So, You Want to Publish Your Book?

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts
Carlota Zimmerman

You wrote a book, and you want the world to read it. Thus, here's some ideas for how you can publish your own work, and start designing opportunities for yourself in the literary world.

Warrior's Death a Blow to an Already Devastated WWE Fan

Christopher Norris | Posted 06.09.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Norris

Lifelong fans of WWE have been completely deflated as tragic news breaks that the man who played the Ultimate Warrior passed away Tuesday evening at the age of 54.

Discovering Inspiration in a Trunk Full of Letters

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 06.08.2014 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Every letter we write starts a connection, creates a history, lays the first stones of a bridge, extends a hand. And who knows what inspiration may spring from the letters we write?

Affluenza: Plagued With the Complexion for the Protection

Christopher Norris | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics
Christopher Norris

Affluenza is quite possibly the only sickness on the face of the Earth where those who are afflicted by it show no sense of urgency to be cured.

Venture Capitalists Turned Publishers - It's All About Scratching Your Own Itch

Phil Simon | Posted 05.31.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

Traditional publishing is in a state of turmoil. As the Chinese say, though, in chaos there is opportunity. To this end, I recently sat down with auth...

The Record of What We Believe: Mitchell James Kaplan on Historical Fiction

Loren Kleinman | Posted 05.27.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Fascinated with the history of religions, Mitchell James Kaplan is currently at work on a second novel, set primarily in Rome and Judea during the birth of Christianity and rabbinic Judaism.

How Do You Write a Novel? Six Things That Stay the Same Every Time

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

We are happiest when we're in our native environments, scribbling in journals or tapping out love stories and action scenes and terrifying near-death experiences on our keyboards. Writing is the only cure for publishing a novel. The sooner we get back to it, the better.

Fiction's Big, White Problem

Jenny Trout | Posted 05.19.2014 | Books
Jenny Trout

Every child deserves to see themselves in stories they can enjoy, but it isn't the place of white people to decide how and why those stories are created and marketed.

What It Means to Be a Leader, 11 Tips

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.10.2014 | Business
Maria Rodale

Today I'm going to share 11 leadership tips I've come upon the hard way -- because there's only one way to leadership, and that's the hard way.

Marriage and Its Everyday Casualties: A Review of Lori A. May's Square Feet

Loren Kleinman | Posted 05.07.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

At the end, we are left to close the book, to reopen it, and to change with it. We feel as if we have fallen in love, married, separated and re-united. Square Feet invites us along for the journey,

Activists Seek to Impeach Philly's First Black D.A.

Christopher Norris | Posted 04.19.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

Seth Williams, who was hired by the citizens of Philadelphia to prosecute the guilty as well as protect the innocent in his role as District Attorney, is not very popular these days; in fact some of his bosses, the taxpayers, are calling for his job.

YA Author Seth Fishman Talks About Rejection and the Road to Publication

Loren Kleinman | Posted 04.27.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

He spends his days as a literary agent at The Gernert Company and his nights (and mornings) writing. He lives in Jersey City, New Jersey, with his wife. The Well's End is his first novel (that's not in a drawer).