Pitchapalooza 2010: Tips for Perfecting Your Book Pitch

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By David Henry Sterry NEW YORK CITY: Ten years ago, before the Kindle, Facebook and Twitter, Arielle, my ex-agent and current wife, and I both had books coming out. One was about my childhood hero, Leroy “Satchel” Paige. The other was about her childhood hero, Jane Austen. Our publishers, Random House and Simon & Schuster, seemed disturbingly uninterested in helping …

Robert Miller talks about his departure from HarperStudio

In News by Erin L. Cox

By Erin L. Cox A year and a half after founding HarperStudio, the innovative new publishing imprint at HarperCollins, Robert Miller will be leaving to take on the role of group publisher for Workman Publishing.  HarperStudio was founded on Miller’s ground-breaking approach to publishing which focused on smaller advances (no advance exceeded $100,000 for one book), no returns, and a move towards the author …