"American Girls" Taught Me That Diversity Is The Most Beautiful Thing

Column by Karis Rogerson
One writer reflects on the books that opened her eyes to the beauty of the world's diversity.

Ask The Lit Coach: "What Self-Published Authors Must Do to Win Friends, Influence Readers and Possibly Gain the Attention of a Publisher"

Column by Erin Reel May 14, 2012
What are the chances your self-published book will get picked up by a traditional publisher? Slim. But here's what can you do to ensure you're putting your best DIY effort on the shelf.