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Hot Titles & Upcoming Trends: A Look at BookExpo America 2016

Last week I attended BookExpo America—the largest annual publishing industry trade fair in the U.S. With an attendance of nearly 20,000, it’s a monumental gathering of publishers, editors, agents, book sellers, librarians, authors, and others in the industry.  1,044 more words


Ellora's Cave is Still Running?

Apparently, though they’re back in the publishing news and making the rounds on my author friends’ Facebook pages. At least one of my friends is a former EC author. 273 more words

Ellora's Cave

Sustainability in Academic Publishing

Why should the academic publishing industry strive for sustainability? It’s a no brainer. I won’t bore you with the dystopian imaginings that keep me up at night. 639 more words


4 Publishing Industry "Rules" You Can Break (and 6 You MUST follow!)

In publishing rules are just guidelines. We give you these guidelines to help you (believe it or not). We’re not trying to make your life harder; we are trying to show you how to succeed. 984 more words


Children's YA and Ebook Sales Reported

Valeria Wicker sent in the above illustration. She is an aspiring children’s book illustrator who graduated from Italian Art and Design Institute in Rome, Italy. She’s loves every type of art.   410 more words

Children Writing

Five Reasons You Can’t Get Your Novel Published – And Why It’s Not Your Fault

by Larry Kahaner

             Dear Author:

            Thanks for sending us your manuscript. The plot is unique, the characters are compelling and the writing is top notch. It’s one of the best books we’ve ever read. 897 more words


Deborah Jay reblogged this on deborahjay and commented:

For those who still hanker after a traditional publishing deal, this post presents more of the cold, hard facts of the publishing industry - and why simply writing an awesome novel is not the only factor in getting published.


Just so you guys know, it worked.

You know that book I was posting bits of pieces of on here? The Nightward? Well, as planned, I finished writing it during my break. 62 more words

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