Column by Bree Ogden April 1, 2013
Navigating the rough terrain of today’s publishing industry shouldn’t be a solo event. This week in Ask the Agent, I’ll explore and dissect one of the biggest of the industry’s mysteries.
Column by Brandon Tietz March 28, 2013
In this installment we'll examine the hardships of not meeting your deadline, how to stay relevant while you write, and promoting when you have nothing to promote.
News by Dean Fetzer March 25, 2013
Beth Reekles, a high school student from Newport, Wales has just signed a three book deal for her teen romances.
Column by Phil Jourdan March 19, 2013
Do you come across as a crazy person when you talk about writing? Here's a short guide to the personality types you don't want to exemplify when you step out of your writing space.
Unprintable: The LitReactor Podcast Episode 8 - Inside The Mind Of A Literary Agent (Guest: Bree Ogden)Podcast by Rob Hart March 6, 2013
News by Dean Fetzer
Believed to be the largest advance ever paid by an Indian publisher, Amish Tripathi, banker-turned-bestselling author, has received $1m for his series tapping into renewed interest in Hindu mythology.
Column by Richard Thomas March 1, 2013
There needs to be a symbiosis between the journal and the author. Here are some ways that we can make that happen.
Column by Brandon Tietz February 26, 2013
New literary magazines may seem like a way to rustle up a quick publication to add to the resume, but you might just be wasting your story with empty credentials.
News by Dean Fetzer February 25, 2013
According to Forbes, you can buy your way onto bestseller lists for as little as $70,000 by hiring marketing consultancy ResultSource.
Children's Author Terry Deary Says Libraries are Bleeding Writers and Publishers, Calls For Their EndNews by Christopher Shultz February 15, 2013
The 'Horrible Histories' author thinks libraries have "had their day," and they should be laid to rest. Some questionable rhetoric follows.
News by Dean Fetzer February 4, 2013
It’s been 50 years since the first publication of Sylvia Plath’s only book and the new cover has attracted wide-spread criticism.
Column by Brandon Tietz January 31, 2013
In this third installment of the "Good Sex, Great Prayers" series, Brandon Tietz discusses the process of designing the novel and the common pitfalls beginning authors fall into.
News by Dean Fetzer January 24, 2013
A group of Californians have filed a lawsuit against the cyclist and his publisher, claiming his “books should never have been sold as works of non-fiction”.
Column by Rob Hart January 23, 2013
This is my last column on self-publishing. Let's wrap it up, look back, have a good laugh, and stick a pin in this.
Column by Phil Jourdan January 9, 2013
How to avoid being a pain in everyone's backside in the publishing industry, now with 200% more jokes!
Column by Rob Hart December 27, 2012
I stop worrying about the immediate payoff and learn to love the long game.
Column by Stephanie Bonjack December 19, 2012
There has never been a better time to learn about the ownership and protection of your work.
News by Christopher Shultz December 18, 2012
With bigger advances and more categories to choose from, Amazon hopes to make this their best contest yet.
Column by Rob Hart December 18, 2012
Writers are turning to crowdfunding sites in droves to finance publishing projects. It was only a matter of time before someone built a site just for them. Welcome to Pubslush.
Podcast by Joshua Chaplinsky
Interview by Suzy Vitello December 11, 2012
Since 2002, one of the brightest spots in Portland’s literary horizon has been Hawthorne Books, helmed by the talent magnet, Rhonda Hughes.
News by Christopher Shultz December 11, 2012
The Man of 1,000 Avocations adds novelist to that list. Will the finished product hold up?
News by Dean Fetzer December 7, 2012
With 'Fifty Shades of Grey' sitting at the top of the bestseller list for 37 weeks, Random House has made a lot of money from the series - and they’re passing it on to their employees!
Column by Erin Reel December 6, 2012
The publishing industry is at war and writers can either choose to get caught in No Man's Land or secure their spot on the battlefield.
Column by Phil Jourdan December 5, 2012
How self-sufficient should a writer be in the publishing world, and how can writers develop that independence? Before getting a publisher drunk and asking him to spill his secrets, read this.