Are you a traditionally published author? Then please keep reading. In partnership with Harry Bingham of Agent Hunter in the UK, we’re launching a survey of traditionally published authors, regardless of whether or not they have also self-published. Our goal is to see how traditionally published authors are feeling about the choices now available. We aim […]
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
Full-time author and speaker Scott Berkun discusses his book marketing experiences as both a traditionally published author and self-published author.
This is an introductory guide to the major self-publishing options available to authors today, and how to choose the right service for you.
Do you have a project that confuses you, or feels dangerous? That’s what you should write says Mark Wisniewski.
Giving away your work isn’t a problem if you’ve developed a strategy around it, and know how to turn new readers into fans.
For me, the hardest thing about being online is remembering what I think and the “why” that I’m working for. The multiplicity of voices can make you forget your center.
Nielsen offers specific figures on how ebook sales have affected print sales in adult fiction, adult nonfiction, and juvenile categories.
Amazon says that Kindle Select participation is healthy, and that the Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription service is leading to more reading and sales.
Nielsen offers fascinating insights into how the children’s market is driving growth in the overall publishing industry.
Why you should ensure you have as many stories on submission as possible.
In a 30-minute video interview, I discuss the basics of author platform.
I was delighted to be a guest on Stephen Campbell’s podcast, The Author Biz.
Word doesn’t export to EPUB, but you can still produce an editable file quickly, without buying software or using a “meatgrinder” conversion.
If you need to request permissions from an author or publisher, here are general guidelines, plus a sample letter you can customize.
I’ve revisited my No. 1 post on how to get published—adding more advice and instruction.
10 of my favorite digital media tools that have enhanced my productivity and creativity as a professor, author, and entrepreneur.
At conferences, I’m often asked by writers if they “have what it takes” to be a successful writer. I usually interpret that question as: “Do I have talent?”
This 101 guide describes best practices for authors using Facebook for book marketing, with tips on when you should set up a fan page.
Learn how to easily study the impact of your social media use on your marketing and promotion efforts.