Focusing on the Jerwood Fiction Uncovered Prize, WME literary agent Cathryn Summerhayes argues that book prizes are key to spotlighting talent for the global market.
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Author Patricia Lakin reflects on discovering that her successful children’s book, Clarence the Copy Cat, is out of print and what she can do to bring it back.
The Romance Writers of America conference offered endless opportunities for fans, aspirants, and bestselling authors to interact and self-promote.
Last week’s 2014 Romance Writers of America conference was relentlessly upbeat, emphasizing professionalism and inclusion – and yes, ripped bodices and abs.
Laurie Kellogg has self-published nine romance novels since February 2012 and says she’s making more money and having more fun than ever before in her life.
Spanish author Javier Marias argues that while there are plenty of reasons not to write novels, there’s one that is very important — a shot at immortality.
Numerous top authors are enlisting fellow writers to formulate a long-term strategy to combat Amazon’s dominance of the market, writes The Bookseller.
At the Yale Publishing Course, Craig Mod lauds Wattpad, despite its flaws, and urges entrepreneurs to delight and encourage your readers if you want to be a successful startup.
The Folio Society, the UK publisher of up-market limited editions, is moving into retail, innovating in print, and continuing to seek out the best writers have to offer.
Kenyan Okwiri Oduor has won the 15th Caine Prize for African Writing, often described as Africa’s leading literary award.