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10 Big Mistakes New Authors Make

by Truitt Collyns

1. Limiting your marketing venues

With the rise of digital platforms most new authors know to take advantage of online social media marketing (Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Breitbart), but most stop there. 686 more words

Six Huge Changes Coming to the Publishing Industry in the Next Decade

by Qate Blanjett

By the year 2028, scientists project more than half of the earth will be populated by people. Global warming will have escalated to the extent that the five largest corporations will be air conditioning manufacturers. 495 more words

Author Interview: Wendy Gilhula

Last week, I wrote about Gilhula’s debut children’s picture book, Pika Bunny and the Thunderstorm. This week, you’ll hear directly from the author!

First, she wanted to share her journey to creating this story and the other adventures of Pika Bunny. 935 more words


Possible Publishing Future

It’s rainy and chilly outside. Welcome to winter in Portland.

On the other hand, I have hot news. Josef Marc worked with my husband for several years and is a longtime friend. 705 more words

Marketing And Selling Novels

#TrendThursday | Why do YA books matter?

Why do YA books matter?

As a twenty-four-year-old guy, it is perhaps surprising to some that one of my favourite genres is Young Adult Fiction. For many people who dislike the YA genre for whatever reason, that statement goes against what they envisage the typical reader to be (a teenage girl who reads… 1,162 more words


Interview with Jendi Reiter, Author and Cofounder of WinningWriters.com

Today we have a real treat. Jendi Reiter, one of the cofounders of WinningWriters.com, set aside a generous amount of time to answer some burning questions. 1,238 more words


Publishing Industry Status Report: Important Stories for Authors in 2017 - From Jane Friedman's Blog

Traditional Publishers in 2017: Holding Steady with Print Backlist and Audio

BookScan, which tracks US book sales, recently released a report showing that print sales are still increasing this year—up by 2.6 percent compared to the first half of 2016. 84 more words