As you probably already know, it has become increasingly hard-in fact, almost impossible-for new authors to have their books published by a major publisher. There are many reasons for this, but foremo...
On-demand publishing helps legions of writers accomplish the second most common New Year's Resolution: publishing a book! It is important to remember that "Getting Published" the right way depends...
5) Cosmetic corporate connectionsPublisher B has a new corporate overlord in Amazon, but offers no carriage with Ingram, which means no order availability through many bookstores nor major website lis...
Media events and public appearances can fall into any number of categories and include any number of venues (book stores, radio interviews, television interviews, writing group speeches, presentati...
5) Cosmetic corporate connections Publisher B has a new corporate overlord in Amazon, but offers no carriage with Ingram, which means no order availability through many bookstores nor major website...
This year, as a publisher, I plan to meet with authors from around the country who wish to submit novels for consideration. Annually, hundreds of editors, agents, and publishers do the same thing in s...
Types of things to watch out for with agents:* Charging the author a fee up front, to be accepted as a client. Can be called a reading fee, or a monthly "office expenses" charge. The best agents, and ...
I'm the best-selling author of 12 books, all with major publishers, and I've written well over 1,000 articles.I just want to say that for the record; to establish my bona fides, and to alert you to th...
I received an interesting email from a writer who is being victimized by rejection slips. Below, I'll share it with you, along with my response.I hope it gives you some perspective if you're hoping to...
Publishers Are Not Exempt From Questionable PracticesKeep These Warning Signs in Mind If the Book Publisher:Charges a fee to read your manuscript. You are providing the product for them to sell. Why...