The reader as collaborator: “The text is an incomplete work, the reader completes it.”
What is a new author supposed to do when so many established authors are being abandoned by their publishers?
An early experiment in on-demand magazine publishing.
Indie authors need editors. Here’s how to go about finding a good one.
This week, Steve hypes his local convention and talks to best-selling ebook writer Ed Howdershelt, plus there’s advice on writing and selling ebooks!
Self-publishing or publishing scam?
Angi Shearstone, creator of BloodDreams comics, discusses the creative process in her debut post.
MIchael J. Sullivan is looking to help new authors with a contest!
Books need covers, but the artistry that goes into creating those covers is getting lost in an avalanche of CGI and stock photography.
What we wrote about in Febrero
Success requires hard work and dedication – even for indie authors
Being an indie author requires more skills than “author”
If you think being an “Indie Author” means going it alone – better read this!
“Anyone can self-publish”: Not true.
As we enter a new year in writing and publishing, I thought I’d review some interesting statistics and observed trends over 2014 made by those poised well in the industry. In July 2014, Publishers Weekly revealed some interesting statistics from various surveys and studies worth considering. The article was based on two recent surveys: one […]
Dietrich’s first book is the short novel The Seals of Abgal. It’s a combination of Sumerian and Norse mythology. Now that’s not a combination you see everyday.
Keith West begins a series looking at “teaser” fiction from the indie publishing world.
Amazon and Hatchette settle.
an interview with July Nicholas Camacho about all things Furry.
Keith takes a break from reviewing and asks readers a question.
a roundup of new Spanish language releases
Today’s post is prompted by two events: My wife was filling in for me on a writer’s panel this weekend (I got a bad fish that gave me a bit of food poisoning) I’m counseling a self-published author who is negotiating a traditional contract for his series. Regarding the first, a fellow panelist mentioned, “No […]
How big is a book? SF & Fantasy books were slim volumes in wire racks until market forces created the massive tomes we’re used to today. What happened?
Michael, our in-house expert on all things Hachette and Amazon, braves the slings and arrows to ‘splain some things to us.
A review of a poetry collection that includes a few directly inspired by the works of Lord Dunsany and H. P. Lovecraft.
A few notes on the new KindleUnlimited program from an indie author.
Hachette. Amazon. One need say nothing more to gain the attention of writer’s everywhere. Sullivan’s take on author manipulation.
Tanya rounds up the past months’ offerings in translation.
A review of the final installment of the Blood and Tears Trilogy
Alastair Savage’s Self-Publishing Odyssey moves on to stage 4: Designing the cover.