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Richard Charkin: Why Do Authors Feel Hard Done By?
There’s even less demand ... midlist authors whose income is almost certainly in decline. But that’s not from publishers taking more. It’s simply the case that general fiction (the bulk of this sector ... read more
These romance writers ditched their publishers for ebooks — and made millions
“As an author, I was not high up on the publishing food chain and [my ideas] were rarely ever listened ... the timeline is less than a month for indie authors. “People read the next romance next serie... read more
Tidewater authors choose self-publishing
In the past, those who wrote a book faced a limited number of options: They shopped their manuscripts around to agents and/or editors at publishers, a process that could take years, if ever ... less a... read more
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The larger-than-life huckster dialogue of Stan Lee
Let the mystic Hosts of Hoggoth prevent you from ever returning again ... even though he probably had less input into them than his collaborating artists, Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby. Lee was also know... read more
Book Publishers Need to Wake Up and Smell the Disruption
The latest piece of evidence is the story of independent author ... publishing their own e-books, Hocking has never had a traditional publishing deal — and yet, she has sold almost one million copies ... read more
The connection paradox: Why are workplaces more isolating than ever?
Dan Schawbel is a New York Times bestselling author, Partner and Research Director ... And so if you work remote you're much less likely to want a long term career in your company is what we ... read more
Why Writers Need Publishers…Or Do They?
Being noble, these patrons were not “investing” in a creative person — they were so rich they did not need ... publisher accept their work. Being published by a small publishing house is kind of cool. ... read more
App Annie Repurposes Its Mobile App Analytics Platform For EBooks, Launches Tools For Authors & Publishers
Today, mobile app analytics firm App Annie is stepping up to do that tracking with the launch of a new product line aimed at authors, publishers ... The expansion comes less than a month after the com... read more
Seeing in the Dark: The rise of D Lit in publishing
Moreover, it was a label the publishing ... authors who identify as having at least one disability. Like Luczak, O'Toole recognized there was a need for more disability books. "Although one in five pe... read more
How to Succeed as an Author: Give Up on Writing
Typically for fiction these days, my latest novel has sold roughly two (for the author, less lucrative) e-books for every hardback. Publishers are more impatient than ever ... of my work life ever sin... read more
How Amazon Quietly Became America's Biggest Publisher of Translated Literature
This has its advantages: Amazon’s imprints rarely if ever have to worry about the kinds of things that occupy the time of a traditional publishing houses: everything from standard publicity efforts to ... read more
Publishers brace for authors to reclaim book rights in 2013
While authors have the option to bolt their publisher, many may prefer to simply seek a sweeter deal rather than fly solo or risk triggering ... 13 THE ONLY INVESTMENT GUIDE YOU’LL EVER NEED, by Andre... read more