Column by Rob Hart May 18, 2015
What goes into designing a cover? If you're with a publisher willing to work with you, it's a fun, collaborative process. Rob breaks it down, from comps to finished product.
Column by Keith Rawson
Is the Big 6 a graveyard of creativity, or hot bed returning to its former glory?
Column by Rob Hart April 20, 2015
With reviews coming in and blurbs set, it's time to talk a little bit about being judged by peers and readers.
Column by Brandon Tietz April 1, 2015
A guide to this year's AWP, taking place in Minneapolis.
Column by Keith Rawson March 25, 2015
Does Indie publishing need to be defended? Do even the oceans of crap deserve it?
Column by Ed Sikov March 6, 2015
A selection of idiotic questions and comments that ruin a writer's day.
Column by Max Booth III March 5, 2015
The publishing industry is a strange beast. Prepare to be chewed up and spat out.
Column by Keith Rawson February 27, 2015
As a writer, do you think short story writing is a creative and financial deadend? Keith Rawson doesn't think so, and he is going to tell you why.
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.
News by Raine Winters
The world will be treated to more legendary tales penned by Dr. Seuss (aka Ted Geisel) and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
News by Peter Derk January 29, 2015
Snapchat has unveiled its new service, Discover, which allows for longer pieces and sponsored stories from magazines and news sources.
Column by Max Booth III January 21, 2015
A look back at the mistakes one author has made and how he's learned to improve.
Column by Leah Dearborn January 12, 2015
This handful of companies wields a great deal of influence over the written word. But how did they begin, and how did they get to be so big?
Column by Max Booth III January 8, 2015
Every new book is a first date trying to convince the reader to take it home and get naked.
Column by Rob Hart January 5, 2015
The second book is done, and even has a release date. We're still six months out from the first book's release. There's a lot to look forward to, but still a lot of work to do.
Column by Dean Fetzer December 17, 2014
Do we have a responsibility to our readers to behave ethically when we market our books?
News by Peter Derk
After a period of controversy and questionable business practices all around, Hachette and Amazon sign eBook agreement.
Column by Rob Hart November 6, 2014
My edits came in—and they were good! I talk a bit about doing the final pass edit on my novel, locking it into place, and moving onto the next thing—as well as a bit about blurbs...
Column by Brandon Tietz October 22, 2014
Even after going mainstream, self-publishing is still associated with a myriad of stigmas. Here's a few to consider before you make the leap.
Column by Ed Sikov October 17, 2014
You think that getting published would be a joyous occasion. Think again. It's a horror show.
Column by Rob Hart October 6, 2014
Cover, TV rights, sequel, synopses... oh my!
Column by Leah Dearborn September 4, 2014
Differing studies have found that the average U.S. student spends between $600 and $1,200 a year on textbooks and supplies. What exactly makes textbooks so expensive?