Do we need another alphabet book? When it’s as beautiful, witty and imaginative as this one, yes we do.
A Novelist Appraises China, Then and Now
Duncan Jepson’s new novel ‘All the Flowers in Shanghai’ gives western readers a glimpse into China’s psyche, where tradition can take precedence over reason.
Will Unglue.it’s Unorthodox Pitch Appeal to Publishers?
Rights are publishers’ primary assets and relinquishing them for fixed fee may not be immediately enticing.
Is KDP Select Salvation or Damnation for Indie Authors?
Carolyn McCray, one of Kindle Selects’ top selling authors, demonstrates how to take best advantage of this marketing opportunity for self-publishers.
Intellectual Bullying or When Book Publicists Go Too Far
Critic Drew Nellins is shocked by the deluge of material-including five pages of blurbs-used to promote one novel. It lead’s him to ask: is excess the new norm?
How Have Book Bloggers Impacted Your Book Sales?
A question for bloggers, authors, and publishers alike: can you offer specific instances of a blog post or social media having a direct impact on sales?
Be Like Tebow! 10 Resolutions for Self-Publishers in 2012
Self-publishing is a contact sport, there are countless mental blows to absorb. To succeed in 2012, you’ve got to be more like Denver’s resilient quarterback.
Reborn Haiti Lit Fest Promises Post-Quake Reading Revival
Literary Festival Etonnants Voyageurs Haiti — “Astonishing Travelers Haiti” — will bring 40 authors to the island for the first time since the 2010 earthquake.
Finnegan’s List: Polyglot Europeans Pick Titles for Translation
The Society of European Authors is pushing for publishers to translate more books and have published a list totaling 30 titles recommended by 10 top authors.
With $25m in Sales, Guadalajara Has a Record Year
The Guadalajara Book Fair had a record year, attracting 600,000 visitors and 1,935 publishers from 43 countries, including Germany, which served as guest of honor.