Column by Richard Thomas January 17, 2012
An in-depth analysis of Duotrope.com, one of the best websites for submitting and tracking your writing.
Column by Rob Hart January 16, 2012
We spend a lot of time arguing over what's better--print vs. eBooks, traditional vs. self-publishing, indies vs. Amazon--but can't we just agree that both sides have their benefits?
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen January 16, 2012
Every time a celebrity gets a book deal, hundreds of unrepresented writers die a little inside. Why is it so easy for Amanda Knox to get a book deal, but you can't get signed to save your life?
News by Rob Hart January 13, 2012
Authors who are participating in the Kindle Lending Library are seeing increased royalty payments, from a fund Amazon put aside to compensate them.
Column by Rob Hart January 12, 2012
This is the first installment of a monthly column that will follow the trials of trying to publish my first novel. Part 1 is about letting go and choosing the right path.
News by Brandon Tietz January 9, 2012
Authonomy (part of HarperCollins) will be releasing two books, but is a digital-only deal really something to celebrate?
News by Brandon Tietz January 9, 2012
Rob W. Hart, the website administrator for MysteriousPress.com, the vice president of Novel Publicity, and a blogger and columnist at LitReactor offers some thoughts on the industry.
Column by Erin Reel January 3, 2012
The Lit Coach prioritizes book publicity, author platform, and stresses the importance of the quality of work in Issue 7 of Ask The Lit Coach.
News by Rob Hart December 29, 2011
Nielsen's Bookscan lists the best-selling books of 2011 for your amusement/pleasure/anger.
Column by Rob Hart December 22, 2011
In every industry there are scam artists--even publishing. Vanity presses, fake literary agents and fraudulent contests all prey on your desire to be published. Here's how to stay safe.
News by Rob Hart December 22, 2011
Spanish novelist Lucía Etxebarria announced that she's going to quit writing, because her latest novel has been illegally downloaded more than its been paid for.
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 19, 2011
Is the eReader the new Internet when it comes to get-rich-quick porn?
News by Rob Hart December 19, 2011
2011 was a big year for eBooks, though there are still some holdouts--we have yet to see eBook editions of classics like 'To Kill A Mockingbird' and 'The Catcher in the Rye'.
News by Rob Hart December 9, 2011
The U.S. Justice Department has confirmed they're investigating the pricing of eBooks--the latest probe into whether Apple and publishing houses schemed to prevent discounting.
Column by Brandon Tietz December 6, 2011
Are you shopping your book around to small presses? Here's some things to keep in mind.
Column by Erin Reel December 5, 2011
One writer's time and another writer's decision to approach the publishing world with either a short story collection or a novel are the focus of this week's Ask The Lit Coach.
Column by Richard Thomas December 5, 2011
The journey of a single short story can be a difficult one. Track "Rudy" on his epic voyage.
News by Rob Hart November 30, 2011
After years of refusing to allow 'Fahrenheit 451' to be published as an eBook, Ray Bradbury has finally given his blessing for a digital edition.
Column by John Jarzemsky November 23, 2011
A brief look at the demise of Borders, and the lessons that other brick and mortar retailers need to learn.
News by Brandon Tietz November 23, 2011
Catholic church looking to cut ties with German publisher over pornographic materials.
News by Brandon Tietz November 22, 2011
Adding yet another questionable move to a string of questionable moves, Penguin decides to opt out of libraries with their eBook titles.
News by Brandon Tietz November 21, 2011
Mark Z. Danielewski gets ambitious with his next project: a 27-volume novel entitled, "The Familiar."
News by Rob Hart November 19, 2011
A 24-year-old online marketing director landed a $500,000 book deal with Portfolio for a tell-all book that will likely excoriate some assholes, including Dov Charney and Tucker Max.
News by Rob Hart November 17, 2011
Writer Sebastian Marshall posted an open letter on his blog to Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy, accusing the publishing giant of treating him like a "bitch."
Column by Joshua Chaplinsky November 16, 2011
Demise of UK pub Beautiful Books bad news for Nick Walker fans. Is there still hope for "Boomtown"?