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How Digital Money (Bitcoin) Will Change The World

April Rudin | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business
April Rudin

In mid December, Time Inc. was the latest in a string of companies to announce that it would start accepting bitcoin in payment, following on the heel...

Twitter Campaign Takes Aim at Charles Johnson's Publisher

Nathan Robinson | Posted 02.16.2015 | Books
Nathan Robinson

In July, Johnson announced proudly that he had inked a deal with St. Martin's Press, a veteran New York publisher and part of the global giant Macmillan.

5 Things To Do In The First 90 Days After A Split

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 07.12.2014 | Divorce

This time is about you. It's not about making yourself as busy as possible. Get to know yourself again. Get to you know your family, friends, children. Know them as who you are now, not who you were yesterday.

Writer to Writer: A Conversation With Barry Eisler

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.24.2013 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Barry Eisler is the best-selling author of two thriller series, one featuring John Rain, a half-Japanese, half-American former soldier turned freelance assassin; and another featuring black ops soldier Ben Treven.

New Adult Fiction

Jocelyn Kelley | Posted 03.13.2013 | Books
Jocelyn Kelley

What is new adult fiction and why is it suddenly the hot conversation in publishing?

John Celock

New Book Reveals Christie's Tumultuous Background | John Celock | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's work as U.S. attorney might have made him a frontrunner for his current job, but he almost lost his prosecutorial pos...

Feds Intercept Pot Shipment Sent To Publishing House

Posted 03.21.2012 | Books

Crime-related documents website The Smoking Gun reported yesterday that three parcels, containing 11 pounds of pot, were intercepted on their way to p...

Sideways Publishing Saga -- The St. Martin's Press Nightmare (Part III)

Rex Pickett | Posted 05.05.2012 | Books
Rex Pickett

When people meet me and learn that I wrote Sideways they're shocked to find out I'm not a multimillionaire. Not even close, I inform them. In fact I'm...

Sideways Publishing Saga -- The St. Martin's Press Nightmare (Part II)

Rex Pickett | Posted 04.21.2012 | Books
Rex Pickett

When I started to write novels and had some success I really believed that the author, more akin to a playwright in the theater, would be treated with kid gloves. Try brass knuckles!

The 'Sideways' Publishing Saga -- The St. Martin's Press Nightmare (Part I)

Rex Pickett | Posted 04.16.2012 | Books
Rex Pickett

I started to believe I had written a dreadful book, that Sideways was unpublishable. Then I got a call informing me that St. Martin's Press had offered $5,000.

The Sideways Publishing Saga -- Part III: Whiplash; Dismay!

Rex Pickett | Posted 04.09.2012 | Books
Rex Pickett

The Academy Awards hold a special place in my heart. I'm somehow miraculously behind two Oscars: the Best Adapted Screenplay for Sideways (based on my novel of the same title) and the writer of the 2000 Oscar for Best Live Action Short.

The Sideways Publishing Saga -- Part II: Exultation

Rex Pickett | Posted 04.04.2012 | Books
Rex Pickett

A year after Sideways had been pulled for submission, and the film industry had turned a deaf ear to two guys who go wine tasting in then little known Santa Ynez Valley, my life was in tatters.

It's the End of the Word as We Know It

Rex Pickett | Posted 03.24.2012 | Books
Rex Pickett

You would think with a publishing contract, a high-powered agent, a movie in the works, that I was the most grateful writer on the planet. I was... and then I wasn't.

Being Ok With A Cliche

Erin Byers Murray | Posted 12.28.2011 | Women
Erin Byers Murray

"She went off the grid to write a book about being off the grid so she could come back to a better place on the grid."

Casey Anthony Book Coming Soon | JULIE BOSMAN; Compiled by ADAM W. KEPLER | Posted 09.11.2011 | Books

The Casey Anthony book blitz has begun. St. Martin's Press said it had acquired a book about Ms. Anthony, the Florida mother who was found not guilty ...

Cherish The Book Publishers—You'll Miss Them When They're Gone | ERIC FELTEN | Posted 08.31.2011 | Books

The Klondikers of digital publishing are rushing to stake their claims, inspired by tales of the gold to be found in the Kindle hills. A few pioneerin...

What Makes The Newest "Sweet Valley High" Spinoff Different? | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 08.02.2011 | Books

If the recent spinoff of the “Sweet Valley High” young-adult series wasn’t enough for nostalgic fans, there is another revival in the works....

Amazon Reveals Frontlist Deal For Thriller Writer Barry Eisler At BEA

The Bookseller | Posted 07.26.2011 | Books

Thriller writer Barry Eisler, who turned his back on a two-book deal for half a million dollars from St Martin's Press, has decided to accept six figu...

UPDATED: Amanda Hocking Signs Four-Book Deal With St. Martin's Press

AP | By TARA BANNOW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

AUSTIN, Minn. -- For more than five years, Amanda Hocking spent her days tending to disabled adults, making their meals and cleaning up after them. Wh...

Rick Lax: In a City Rich With Deception, No One Fools Him

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ellen Sterling

Fool Me Once, is what Rick Lax acknowledges to be a "stunt" memoir: "Your publisher pays you to go out and have an adventure. You're getting paid $20,000 to go to Las Vegas. What's better than that?"

Obama's Tucson Speech Already A 99 Cent eBook

New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN; Compiled by PATRICIA COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Anyone who missed President Obama's speech at the Tucson memorial service on Jan. 12 can read it online, watch a video clip on YouTube or listen to sn...

A Well-Written Story Poorly Told

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

The Bolitar audiobooks are Twitter-talking, cheeky-sleuth mysteries at their best and require an often light, irreverent touch in narration.

Operation Dark Heart 'Pulped': Military Officials Watched Publisher Destroy 9,500 Books

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department says it has paid $47,000 to destroy 9,500 copies of a former Army intelligence officer's war memoir that the...

Following Karen

Cari Shane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Cari Shane

Karen Bergreen, who considers herself far from perfect as a mother and wife, wrote a book about the non-perfect woman's obsession with the perfect woman.

The "American Idol" of Publishing

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Keith Thomson

"When I was 18 and read Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler, the desire to write a private eye novel was firmly planted in my soul," says Thomas Kaufman. At the age of 52, Kaufman's ambition was realized.