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Changes in Publishing Industry

Content Marketing: Why You Need it More Than You Think

Michael Parrish DuDell | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business
Michael Parrish DuDell

In the digital age, every business is in the publishing industry. And that includes yours.

The Writer as Willy Loman

M.J. Rose | Posted 06.19.2011 | Books
M.J. Rose

How worthwhile is it for a writer to invest time in social media for marketing purposes, and how much time? Should we torture ourselves to do it if it isn't in our DNA? Does it really work?

Writers' Prey and Getting Paid

Liane Kupferberg Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Liane Kupferberg Carter

I didn't become a writer solely to earn money. But getting paid validates a writer's professionalism. And remember, without their writers, publishers would have no product to peddle.

Four Reasons a Publisher Will Want Your Memoir

Jennifer Havenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jennifer Havenner

You don't have to trash your memoir material in order to make it into a book, but before you send out that query to publishers, just consider whether your life would be better as fiction.

Short Stories for $3.99: the Atlantic/Kindle Deal is Not So New

Wednesday Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Wednesday Martin

As of December 7, short stories by Christopher Buckley, Edna O'Brien (and by January Curtis Sittenfeld, and presumably many others) are available on Kindle, courtesy of a deal with the Atlantic Monthly.

Why Did the Writer Break Her Foot?

Wednesday Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Wednesday Martin

I have it on good authority that starting tomorrow we'll "share" our content on our iphones for no advance. People will say things like "I guess I'll write a book" and no one will find it unusual.