Ask Nick: Publishing 201 — Do I Need to Attend Conventions or Conferences?

Column by Nick Mamatas May 6, 2020
Short answer, "No, with a but." Long answer, "Also no, with a bigger but."

Ask Nick: Publishing 201: Why Are Small Presses Almost Always So Awful?

Column by Nick Mamatas April 2, 2020
Small presses are doomed to fail because mostly only people with no business sense would ever found one.

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?

Ask Nick: Publishing 201 — What Do Editors Do All Day?

Column by Nick Mamatas
What do editors do all day? Not edit!

Ask Nick: Publishing 201 — Can I Break Out?

Column by Nick Mamatas
How seriously should midlisters take the pressure to finally write that breakout novel?

Ask Nick: Publishing 201 — Am I Spider Rico?

Column by Nick Mamatas August 2, 2019
Author, editor, and anthologist Nick Mamatas answers YOUR questions about writing and publishing. We're going beyond the basics.