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Publishing Gold Mine or the Shaft? Time for Paradigm Change
Publishing Gold Mine or the Shaft? Time for Paradigm Change
by Jim Barnes / December 2018

Independent Authors and Publishers Shouldn't Give it All to Amazon

As the late, great book marketing guru, Dan Poynter used to say, “Bookstores are terrible places to sell books!” Back in the day, Poynter encouraged small publishers to find retail outlets …   read more

5 Tips for Writing Well
5 Tips for Writing Well
by Jillian Manning / January 2019

Advice from Authors and Word Masters

Welcome to 2019! This is YOUR year of writing, whether you're just starting out or you have ten books already under your belt. To inspire—and educate—writers in the New Year, we've compile …   read more

What is Happening with Amazon Buy Box?
What is Happening with Amazon Buy Box?
by Erica Meltzer

No one is at the controls.

Editors Note: In this piece, Erica Meltzer, founder of the popular test prep series The Critical Reader, examines how the changes to Amazon's 'buy box' policy have changed the distribut …   read more