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How Anna Todd's After Racked Up 1 Billion Reads

IndieReader | Posted 05.09.2015 | Books

Anna was always an avid reader and boy band and romance lover, so now that she's found a way to combine the three, she's enjoying living a real-life dream come true.

How Wattpad Saved My (Writing) Life -- Teaching "Old Dogs" New Writing Tricks

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 07.18.2014 | Books
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

I can't just meander anymore. I have "passengers" waiting to see where we're going each day.

The Most Literate Generation: Wattpad & the Power of Social Reading

Ondi Timoner | Posted 06.02.2014 | Technology
Ondi Timoner

The next time you hear someone say "no one reads anymore," show them Wattpad. With more than 20 million users, Wattpad is the world's largest community for readers and writers, and to the consternation of traditional publishing -- entirely free.

This Is How You Turn 30

Gabriel Mizrahi | Posted 01.26.2014 | Books
Gabriel Mizrahi

30 Before 30: Traveling Under the Influence, a series of vignettes detailing Banicki's unusual meetups, serendipitous run-ins and delightful missteps, comes to 235 pages of awesome. Reading her words, I was reminded why I travel

18-Year-Old Snags MAJOR Publishing Deal For Vampire Novel!

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 09.10.2012 | Teen

Is Abigail Gibbs the next Stephanie Meyer? You may not have heard of her yet, but the 18-year-old just signed a six-figure deal with HarperCollins for...

Is the Popularity of Dystopian Novels Finally Fading?

Nina Lassam | Posted 12.07.2011 | Books
Nina Lassam

The Hunger Games, The Chemical Garden Trilogy, Uglies and The Year of the Flood are just some titles that seem to reflect negative stories that have dominated headlines. In between the grim news, we've started to see a swing in the pendulum of science fiction.

Award-Winning Author Robert Hilles on How to Create and Measure Value With Online Marketing

Nina Lassam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Lassam

Having a significant Internet presence is essential for getting published even by established publishers like Random House or Harper Collins.

The Future of the Book is the Author

Nina Lassam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Lassam

This synchronization between book and author is what separates ebooks from their paper counterpart. Every other medium; video, music, news, etc. has been drastically altered during the move online and books are no exception.