Ask Nick: Publishing 201 - Why Do Some Writers Get To Fail More Than Once?

Column by Nick Mamatas October 14, 2019
Some writers bounce back after a book bombs, while others are finished. Why?

How to Be a Writer (According to Hollywood)

Column by Max Booth III September 11, 2015
It is a true art, being a writer inside of a movie. Not many can pull it off—but those who do usually die from alcohol poisoning.

Why Six Figure Advances Will Destroy the Publishing Industry

Column by Cath Murphy February 26, 2015
The six figure publishing deal for debut novels is back. Here's why it needs to go away again. Forever.