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How to Get Successfully Published TODAY: Big 5, Indy, or Self-Publish?

David Henry Sterry | Posted 09.02.2014 | Books
David Henry Sterry

It's the greatest time in history to be a writer. There are more ways to get published than ever before. While it's great to have so many options, it's also confusing. But when you break these many different ways down, they sort themselves out into just three primary paths.

Diversity in Children's Books: Moving From Outcry to Real, Market-Driven Solutions

Kyle Zimmer | Posted 07.21.2014 | Impact
Kyle Zimmer

The lack of diversity in children's literature is a problem that requires a market-based solution. That starts with understanding the pressures facing the book industry.

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of March 22

Digital Book World | Posted 05.26.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

The film based on the first book in Veronica Roth's Divergent series just raked in $56 million at the box office in its opening weekend. Meanwhile, that trilogy occupies the top three spots in this week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List for the second week running.

The Publishing Process: The Dumbest Thing I Ever Heard... Is True

Samara O'Shea | Posted 03.19.2014 | Books
Samara O'Shea

In early 2010 I attended an event called "Eat, Love, Write." It was a fundraiser featuring bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert and her sister Catheri...

Preserving a Higher Duty

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Naphtali Hoff

In our cheapened era of self-serving entertainers, corrupt politicians and dishonest CEOs, it is comforting to know that people with Chelsey Sullenberger's combination of courage, care and selflessness still exist.

William Morrow Stabs at the "Heart" of Ray Bradbury

Steven Paul Leiva | Posted 10.16.2013 | Books
Steven Paul Leiva

The onset of the personal computer held no appeal for him, and the many advantages of Word Processing was not able to seduce him away from his beloved typewriter. But be all that as it may, shortly before his death Ray did acquiesce to having his books digitized. Why this change of mind?

Feeling Creatively Blocked? Turn Off the Noise in Your Head!

Holly Robinson | Posted 08.03.2013 | Books
Holly Robinson

We all have mornings like the one I had today: making breakfast, using the cattle prod to get kids off to school, kitchen cleanup, laundry, email, tex...

The Selection Author Kiera Cass on Princess Kate, Self-Publishing and The Elite

Lisa Parkin | Posted 07.20.2013 | Books
Lisa Parkin

With The Selection sequel The Elite currently on the New York Times bestseller list, Kiera Cass is an author to be reckoned with.

This Is An Email Steve Jobs Sent To James Murdoch

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.16.2013 | Technology

The Department of Justice is accusing Apple of conspiring with publisher HarperCollins to drive up prices of ebooks. One of the big pieces of evidence...

15 Seconds With Gross

Tom Alderman | Posted 03.10.2013 | Books
Tom Alderman

15 Seconds is a revenge story -- in reverse. Here, the good guy is receiving and the bad guy is delivering the revenge, gruesome revenge. What makes the story work so well is the compassion you may feel for the killer, as twisted as he is.

Sleeping With the Frenemy

Nayia Moysidis | Posted 01.30.2013 | Books
Nayia Moysidis

Penguin and Random House got married and rode off into the sunset, but HarperCollins hasn't given up just yet. This week, HarperCollins' publishing promiscuity invited another player into the mix: Simon & Schuster.

HarperCollins Owner To Buy Simon & Schuster?

Posted 11.20.2012 | Books

News Corp, owner of HarperCollins Publishers, has expressed interest about buying the publishing company Simon & Schuster from its owner, CBS Corp, ac...

eBook Prices Plummet After Government Decision

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — A new and uncertain era of e-book prices has begun. HarperCollins Publishers announced Tuesday that it has reached ne...

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...

The Price of eBooks Should Be Dropping Really Soon

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 11.06.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has approved the U.S. Justice Department's settlement with a trio of electronic book publishers accused of cons...

Ashley Woods

The High Strung's Josh Malerman Sells Novel To HarperCollins

HuffingtonPost.com | Ashley Woods | Posted 08.20.2012 | Detroit

Josh Malerman has done interviews before. But those interviews have been delivered from the perspective of the stage. As the frontman for The High St...

The Battle Cry of the Romance Authors

Elise Sax | Posted 10.01.2012 | Books
Elise Sax

It was a battle cry. A declaration of war from authors to traditional publishers if they didn't get with the program and do what the authors want... more marketing, a bigger cut of the profits.

Some Writers Should Be Seen and Not Heard

Tom Alderman | Posted 09.01.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

Authors often like to talk about finding their literary voices, which generally means they haven't sold anything yet. This post, however is about writers who actually have sold a book, want to voice the audiobook edition -- and shouldn't.

News Corp Mulls Splitting In 2

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.26.2012 | Media

News Corp. is thinking of splitting in two, dividing its publishing business from its entertainment division, the company's own Wall Street Journal re...

BEA 2012: Young Adult Editor's Buzz

Lisa Parkin | Posted 08.08.2012 | Books
Lisa Parkin

You can't walk two feet at BookExpo America without stumbling on a hot new read showcased at one of the 1,000 booths inside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Are We Ever Too Old to Be Called "Promising?"

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Holly Robinson

It's not like writers are ballerinas who can't do splits without injuring ourselves after a certain age, or even football players too fat to run. Is it?

Screening Job Applicants Through Facebook for Jobs Has Been a Dirty Little Secret for Years!

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Recent news stories have announced as part of your ability to gain employment with some companies, perspective employers are demanding your Facebook password -- and now everyone thinks it's a big deal.

Snow White by the Brothers Grimm and Camille Rose Garcia

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 05.16.2012 | Books
Tanja M. Laden

Camille Rose's new watercolor series is a visual narrative that recalls Disney's eponymous heroine, while also remaining true to the Brothers Grimm.

Oscar-Nominated Short Celebrates Books & It's an App, Too! (Video)

Rocco Staino | Posted 04.07.2012 | Books
Rocco Staino

In addition to books, the Louisiana-based children's author and filmmaker William Joyce was inspired by Hurricane Katrina, Buster Keaton and The Wizard of Oz when writing this film that was nominated for an Academy Award as an animated short.

Anthony Bourdain Adds 'Book Publisher' To Resume

AP | Posted 11.12.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — Best-selling chef Anthony Bourdain is wearing a new hat. Bourdain is starting his own publishing line with Ecco, an imprint of Harpe...