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The Path to Children's Publishing

Children and Young Adult literature is one of the toughest genres to write, and most importantly, succeed in. The interests quickly change, the audience is smaller and more direct, and the ideas/concepts addressed really need to be engaging (I’m talking out-of-the-box extraordinary here) for it to catch the eye of a young reader. 353 more words


How book publishing works, the 2016 version

Cosy socks and log fires: the BBC article which kicked off the Hygge trend

Do any book shopping (either online or in a bricks and mortar shop) in the run up to Christmas and you are bound to come across a host of books with the Danish word ‘hygge’ in the title. 744 more words

Publishing Trends

What happened to this industry?

Colleen’s Post:

There has been a lot of divide recently in this writing industry. Many have noticed and many have not. A lot of very serious accusations, a lot of arguing, a lot of “he said, she said” … 488 more words


The Listening Explosion

Seeking out audiobook deals seems to be a popular request from many of my authors/clients, if not all of them. I worked in the audiobook industry myself before starting my own literary agency, so I always knew and understood the importance of the audio format and it always warms my heart when I see authors possessing that same understanding. 751 more words


An Oops and Some Thoughts.

Well oops. Just like I warned might happen in my first post I slipped down the vortex of reading new books (or re-reading!) and not stopping long enough to write down my thoughts on each book before I moved on. 869 more words


Book Publishing, A Quick Look at the Industry

On April 24 I had the pleasure of sitting on the Publishing Panel at the Writers in the Mountains’ annual book festival held this year at the Union Grove Distillery in Arkville. 846 more words