Q.R. Markham Plagiarist

UPDATE - Q.R. Markham: Plagiarist Speaks!

News by Brandon Tietz
November 14, 2011 (13) comments
Little, Brown and Company pulls Q.R. Markham's debut novel "Assassin of Secrets" for plagiarism. Find out why Markham did it, straight from the horse's ass' mouth.
Harlequin sponsors a romance novel contest

Want To Write Romance? This Is Your Big Chance

News by Rob Hart
Harlequin, the world's biggest publisher of romance novels, is seeking new talent--so they're hosting an online writing conference and a manuscript conference.
Sasha Grey participates in Read Across America

Parents Furious That Porn Star Read To Their Kids

News by Rob Hart
November 11, 2011 (22) comments
Parents at a California elementary school are furious that retired porn star Sasha Grey was allowed to read to their children as part of Read Across America.
eBook Hologram

HarperCollins to Include Ads in eBooks

News by Brandon Tietz
November 11, 2011 (7) comments
HarperCollins will be including ads in their factual books. Would Don Draper approve?
Touched by Sandusky

Accused Child Rapist Titled His Memoir 'Touched'

News by Rob Hart
November 10, 2011 (9) comments
Jerry Sandusky, the assistant football coach from Penn State accused of molesting dozens of boys, has a memoir on Amazon titled "Touched." Just sayin'.
Self-published author Amanda Hocking breaks sales record

Self-Published Author Amanda Hocking Breaks Sales Record

News by Rob Hart
November 10, 2011 (11) comments
Amanda Hocking has become the second self-published author to sell more than a million eBooks through Amazon.
Digital book cover changes when you touch it

The New Digital Frontier: Interactive Covers

News by Rob Hart
November 9, 2011 (3) comments
UK publisher Walker Books has unveiled the digital cover for "Daylight Savings" by Edward Hogan, which changes when you touch it.
Google introduces Google+ Pages

Google+ Pages Are Now A Thing

News by Rob Hart
November 8, 2011 (1) comments
Google has announced Google+ Pages, which lets businesses get in on their social networking site--which is great news for writers looking to build their brand.
Under The Dome

Brian K. Vaughn Hired to Adapt "Under the Dome"

News by Brandon Tietz
Acclaimed comic book writer Brian K. Vaughn will be penning the adaptation of Stephen King's "Under the Dome."
Amazon Top 10 of 2011

Amazon's Best Books of 2011

News by Brandon Tietz
November 8, 2011 (7) comments
Just in case your Wish List was getting skimpy, Amazon has unveiled its top 10 of 2011.