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?
Column by Rob Hart September 3, 2014
Negotiations are complete. Contract is signed and in the mail. Nobody died. I'd call that a win.
Column by Rob Hart August 5, 2014
Time to put the gears of war back into motion.
News by Bree Ogden August 4, 2014
Ask The Agent, with Bree Ogden, is now open for business! Submit your questions about the publishing industry today.
Column by Daniel Hope July 2, 2014
There are plenty of ideas about what will happen as a result of the Hachette and Amazon negotiations. We breakdown the most common predictions.
News by Peter Derk June 24, 2014
Eclectic, eccentric Publisher Felix Dennis passed away at age 67.
Column by Leah Dearborn June 24, 2014
They say not to judge a book by its cover, but what about the thickness of its binding?
Good Sex, Great Prayers: A Journey in Publication (Part 7: Release Party, Reviews, and a Fond Farewell)Column by Brandon Tietz June 23, 2014
The seventh and final installment of the "Good Sex, Great Prayers" series covers the release party, reviews, and parting thoughts of the author.
Column by Erin Reel June 20, 2014
The transition from unknown writer to debut author can be a socially awkward one. Inevitably, you're bound to make a few faux pas. Make enough of them and you bear the risk of being labeled a "Diva."
Column by Rob Hart June 20, 2014
And my book deal just got cancelled.
Column by Rob Hart May 27, 2014
I've sold the sequel to my debut novel! This has me thinking a lot about sequels — the upsides and the downsides. Mostly the downsides, because that's what I'm trying to avoid.
News by Peter Derk May 13, 2014
Amazon has been delaying shipment of titles and employing other dirty tactics to get a leg up in negotiations with Hachette.
Column by Rob Hart April 21, 2014
In this installment, we talk marketing, live readings, and why it was real dumb to buy an XBox One before finishing the draft of my next book.
News by Peter Derk April 2, 2014
A quick look at a handful of Jimmy Carter's whopping 28 books. Who knew?
Column by Jonathan Wood March 19, 2014
Jonathan Wood talks about the long and inspiring journey to get his debut novel, 'No Hero' to press.
Column by Rob Hart March 18, 2014
I was going to write about the follow-up to my first novel, but instead I'm going to talk about AWP.
Column by Phil Jourdan March 14, 2014
When you're overwhelmed and insecure about your writing, and you focus on your image as a writer instead of your work, it's time to say "fuck it" and take a step back.
Column by Susan DeFreitas March 6, 2014
Submitting short fiction to literary journals? Consider this your hit list (or shit list) for avoiding rejection.
Column by Rob Blair Young February 26, 2014
Indie publishing has changed over the years, and is now a viable path to success. That said, it requires far more work (and especially non-writing work) than you may realize.