Last week’s 2014 Romance Writers of America conference was relentlessly upbeat, emphasizing professionalism and inclusion – and yes, ripped bodices and abs.
Browsing by topic: fiction
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.
New Los Angeles publisher Unnamed Press is on a mission to carve a niche for new, international authors who may not fit into the traditional mold.
Actes Sud editor Farouk Mardam-Bey is responsible for some 80% of France’s translations of Arabic literature and has put a new spotlight on Syrian works.
Marc Weingarten, a comic with 31 years experience, discusses the difference between crafting jokes and writing his first novel.
Author Jabeen Akhtar serves up 17 cliches she never wants to see again in literary novel about Indians, Pakistanis, Sri Lankans or Bangladeshis.
The literary genre cli-fi, or climate fiction, is booming as the true risks to humanity from global climate change become more prevalent.
Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review stars an ‘impressive’ historical novel of the Middle Ages and a guide to listening, among others.
Roger Tagholm muses on the mini-boom in look-alike light fiction titles from Scandinavia with similar marketing and elderly protagonists.
A panel of experts discuss how translations reach the market, from finding the books to what translators should do when approaching publishers.