Consider the story or message you wish to share, rather than focusing on the container.
More writing does not necessarily equal better-quality writing, nor does faster writing lead to faster achievement of your goals.
In this interview, author Carol Hoenig explains what makes an author attractive to the media.
My website (JaneFriedman.com) has been named a 101 Best Website for Writers by Writer’s Digest.
Should you self-publish or traditionally publish? This infographic will help you determine the best choice for you and your project.
On April 15–17, ALLI is hosting IndieReCon, a free online conference on self-publishing and reaching readers. Jane will speak on content marketing.
In this latest podcast interview, I discuss understanding your business as an author and expanding your personal brand beyond just book sales.
Last month, author Harry Bingham and I launched an author survey to explore the experiences and current leanings of traditionally published authors in the English language. The Bookseller in the UK originally reported on the survey here; it can catch you up on what we hoped to accomplish with this effort. So the results are now in. We received 812 responses; you can view […]
Register today for Predictable Book Sales: The 3-Step Framework to Build a Killer Launch by Tim Grahl.
Robert Kroese reveals the process that allows him to write up to three books per year, and how authors can increase their sales potential.
I’m a proud contributor to an anthology releasing this week from University of Chicago Press, The Little Magazine in Contemporary America, edited by Ian Morris and Joanne Diaz.
Rejection is rarely personal—but it still hurts. So what do you do?
Learn how to improve the description of your book, and improve its metadata, when using Amazon KDP.
What is crowdfunded publishing? Learn about the two types of models now prevalent, plus the major services you can choose from.
This spring, I’m running a 6-week course, MBA for Writers, that serves as a foundational course in book publishing and digital media for authors.
What exactly goes on your author website—especially if you’re unpublished?
In this 5On interview, author Anne Perry discusses (among other things): what plot is not what to look for when looking for a good editor the professional process for an author who writes two to three books per year Anne Perry is an English author of historical detective fiction, best known for her Thomas Pitt […]
If you need a place to start, then focus on talking about or posting about others you admire.
A group of literary authors have launched a limited edition box set of novels. How did they make the collaboration work?
Working with a small press is an option many authors never consider. It’s the shadowy middle ground between self-pub and a Big Five contract.