Close

Not a member yet? Register now and get started.

lock and key

Sign in to your account.

Account Login

Forgot your password?

December, 2012  // Posts published in December, 2012

Why you might not be ready for publishing

I have a friend that does freelance publicity work, in addition to book editing and web design, she’s an excellent go-to for new authors because she can really help someone get from 0-60 in a relatively short amount of time. Sometimes I think she’s magic. But, of course, working with new authors means she’s often...

Read more...

Give your Publicist the Gift of Gratitude This Holiday Season

So you’ve written a book and you’ve hired a team to help you promote it. Now, unless you made a deal with the devil, you’re working with real people, people with families, who base their livelihood on being able to do what you hired them to do, and do it well. Do I sound a...

Read more...

How to Fail in Publishing

I love my job. I love my job. I love my job. Sometimes I find myself randomly repeating that mantra when, let’s say, I really feeling like punching someone (generally an author) or hurling someone (also an author) out the window. So we have this author who we published, granted we took a chance on...

Read more...

Shady win for Publishing Person of the Year?

So, Publishers Weekly has named E.L. James the ‘Publishing Person of the Year’. For those of you still scratching your heads, it’s okay, because the name isn’t nearly as well known as the insanely successful Fifty Shades trilogy. Yep, she’s that author. And the magazine is catching a lot of flack for this, considering she’s...

Read more...

Who Says There’s No Money in Sex…I Mean Publishing

  Did you hear? The savvy folks at Random House are getting a $5,000 Holiday bonus thanks to the red hot Fifty Shades of Grey and it’s subsequent follow up books. I wanted to do a shout out to my friends at RH and just to let you know, we’re looking for our own Fifty...

Read more...

Simon & Schuster now accepting all authors

When it sounds too good to be true, it usually is. I knew this would happen, it was only a matter of time before the big guys swallowed their pride to finally admit what a gold mine self-publishing really is. And that it’s not going away. So they’ll all eventually find a way to use...

Read more...