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Self-Published Author Amanda Hocking Sells Over 1 Million e-books

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 01.30.2012 | Books
Mary Pauline Lowry

Perhaps what "terrifies" publishers about Hocking is what she represents: a future in publishing in which writers have more agency over their work; and agents and editors no longer stand as gatekeepers between books and their audiences.

WATCH: Artist Paints On Floppy Disks

Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts

Nick Gentry is a talented artist who just so happens to use floppy disks as his canvas. Gentry recycles outmoded technology into works of art. He does...

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...

Janet Evanovich Leaves St. Martin's For Random House, Signs Four-Book Deal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Here's a publishing plot twist: One of the book world's top moneymakers, Janet Evanovich, has switched literary homes. The author of...

Book Publishing Gossip: Matthew Shear Named Publisher Of St. Martin's

Publishers Weekly | Jim Milliot | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Matthew Shear, who as senior v-p and publisher for St. Martin's paperbacks and reference group oversees all of SMP's paperback operations, has been pr...

Tea, Green: Five Experts Serve Up Their Favorite Eco-Friendly Brews

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

The tea industry has an ugly history of deforesting, damaging biodiversity, and using pesticides. To promote more enlightened sipping, we asked five experts to name their preferred brew.