How to de-risk book publishingHuffington Post (blog)The nature of book publishing is changing, in ways big and small. In fact, the very nature of what a book 'is' is shifting. But that's not what I've been thinking about these past few days.
Minnesota Public RadioAre authors finding success in self-publishing?Minnesota Public RadioA member of staff reads a test book printed from the "Books On Demand" Espresso book machine at the Blackwells bookstore in central London, on April 23, 2009.
Some time ago, I wrote a highly skeptical post about self-publishing. I stand by my concerns, but I realize my initial assessment could have been more open-minded. Here’s a more neutral evaluation of the pros and cons.
I’m going to tell you what I know from my own experience and what I’ve heard from other writers. However, I’m also going to rely largely on fiction chapbook editors themselves as I begin to interview them for this series. The first of these will appear on Thursday, November 22. Let me answer a few common questions.
Self-publishing has not only become mainstream—it's edgy and cool. Persuasive blogs by self-publishing stars like Joe Konrath, Dean Wesley Smith, David Gaughran and Kris Rusch have inspired a staggering number of ...
Christian Science MonitorSimon & Schuster will enter the self-publishing worldChristian Science MonitorIf there was any doubt in the publishing industry that self-publishing is here to stay, news that a top mainstream publisher is teaming up with a...
Laini Taylor's Days of Blood & Starlight (the follow-up to the equally outstanding Daughter of Smoke and Bone) is filled with dazzling writing, not to mention fantasy, suspense, and a page-turning story.