In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the ties many publishing companies have with Author Solutions, at Amazon debates, and at drinking on the job.
Following up on Kate Pullinger’s report on the 2013 MIX Making Day, Porter Anderson looks at Craig Mod’s new way of saying Hi: narrative mapping.
Porter Anderson’s wrap-up of Publishing Perspectives’ look at literary agents in digital transition pinpoints issues highlighted by The Rogue Reader project.
Given the upheaval in digital publishing and many authors’ entrepreneurial spirit, can today’s literary agents engage their clients’ art as they did in the past?
Led by the news that Hugh Howey agent Kristin Nelson has signed self-publisher Barbara Freethy, who has sold 3 million books, the Ether looks at agent mystique.
Literary agents Jonny Geller and Edina Imrik in London talk with Porter Anderson about Curtis Brown’s and Ed Victor’s author-publishing approaches.
Literary agent April Eberhardt describes her two-tiered offer to author-clients: one contract is a traditional deal, the other is a publishing consultancy.
To kick off a week-long series on agents and self publishing from guest editor Porter Anderson, we start by reopening the discussion on literary agents as publishers.
Porter Anderson takes in recent discussions about metadata and book marketing, a live, crowdsourced writing experiment, book recommendation culture, and more.
What is the future of B&N in light of recent poor performance reports, how do royalties really work, and what do you tell your parents about the sex in your novels?