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Media plurality overview in the Czech Republic

The aim of this post is to provide basic information regarding the media owners in the Czech Republic. The main sources to find out what publishers, radio and television broadcasters, internet publishers operate on the Czech market are the database which is compulsory for the publishers run by… 400 more words

Hachette vs. Amazon

I’m certain that all of you have heard of this.  We talked a lot about it at the Publishing Institute. I know that Amazon is cheaper but the best way for you to support the publishing houses, authors, and bookstores is for you to go into your local bookstore and buy them. 356 more words

Book Nerd

Why Are Bad Books Published?

You’ve seen a book everywhere. It’s been recommended to you multiple times. It seems everyone is raving about it. Then, you read it. And it’s poorly written, has tons of plot holes, and has grammatical errors. 450 more words

Writing

Frustrated that your book isn't being published?

I saw a comment by someone to the effect that they stopped writing “because it was impossible to get accepted by main-stream publishing houses”.

I just had to comment on that statement with this anecdote. 400 more words

Fiction Novel

Marketing Yourself: Part of the Process

The Key Element To Success Many Writers Avoid: Self-Promotion

We all know that success as a writer depends on: 1) writing something worth reading and 2) getting published. 231 more words

Miscellaneous

Some places you might want to have a look at

This book blog which started out as a fun project is slowly evolving into something else. I thought it might be an idea to post links to publications and publishers who are doing good work but who don’t often get mentioned in conversations on diversity. 351 more words

Speculative Fiction

Don’t Sweat It. Love Your Writing.

Often times writers worry about their writing. Worrying in itself isn’t horrible, but sometimes the anxiety and doubt a writer has about his writing takes over. 451 more words

Writing