Writing is truly a unique art form. A good author must be part psychologist, part poet, part conversationalist, a powerful observer, and a talented story weaver—all rolled into one person. As one of my favorite books on writing, Write More Good by The Bureau Chiefs, […]
Expert Voices is where I ask my smart author friends and colleagues to answer your questions about writing, publishing, book marketing and more. I’m working on my next book (number 14 for me), and while I may be considered a veteran author by now, I still encounter blocks and issues many first-time authors face. So today I’ve asked these experts…[...]
The “Big 6” used to control most of the book publishing industry: Hachette Macmillan Penguin Group HarperCollins Random House Simon & Schuster Slowly over the past few years, these “Big 6” have been buying up major publishing real estate with slightly smaller, specialty traditional publishers […]
The news just started hitting the web... it looks like Amazon has discontinued its not-as-popular-as-Nook Kindle Touch and rumor has it all the E Ink readers are in danger of being discontinued as theFire 2 is released. The big question is, what does this mean for authors and Kindle formatting?
I’ve been having a great conversation with one of my Facebook friends, Lisa Jeanette. She came to me with questions about the book publishing process, and I’ve answered them without hesitation. Because I’ve been open in sharing about the process with her (as I am […]