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The Self-Publishing Checklist
The Self-Publishing Checklist
By Jillian Manning / May 2018

5 Steps to Get from Manuscript to Published Book

When you're first starting down the road to self-publishing, you may feel overwhelmed by the options available. There are dozens of avenues to choose from when it comes to the actual publication of yo …   read more

The 2018 Industry Leader
The 2018 Industry Leader
by Jillian Manning / April 2018

Yale Publishing Course Focuses on Leadership

Last year, the prestigious Yale Publishing Course partnered with the Yale School of Management (SOM) to create a new and improved curriculum for mid- to senior-level publishing professionals. In 2018, …   read more

Ten Reasons Why We Should Embrace the Novella
Ten Reasons Why We Should Embrace the Novella
by Nick Earls

Thoughts from An Award-Winning Author

1. What's Past is Prologue and It's Time to Turn the PageYes, the novella had an awkward history in twentieth-century publishing. When publishing was only on paper, it was seen as too big for magazine …   read more

The 6 Books That Sharpened My BS Detector
The 6 Books That Sharpened My BS Detector
by Jason Makansi / April 2018

An Author Shares the Inspiration for His Award-Winning Book

I'm a born skeptic. Or maybe I ended up in a career which honed me into one.I had a choice the day after the November presidential election. I could wallow even deeper into a cultural and political fu …   read more

2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards General Results
2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards General Results
22nd Annual Awards

Congratulations and sincere thanks to the independent authors and publishers who participated in our 22nd annual, 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest.The 410 total medalists represent books …   read more

7 Science-Backed Ways Reading Makes You Healthy
7 Science-Backed Ways Reading Makes You Healthy
by Global English Editing / April 2018

An Infographic

This infographic originally appeared on Global English Editing.Your favorite form of entertainment just might be making you healthier, too! Does it get any better?The below infographic, created by Glo …   read more

5 Wise Star Wars Mantras  to Spark Your Writing Practice
5 Wise Star Wars Mantras to Spark Your Writing Practice
by Sarah Bowen / May 2018

IPPY Award-Winner Taps Into

I admit, my desire to write began with the 'F' word. Not the four-letter one that would land me in a time-out. Not the five-letter one that got tossed around at church. It was 1977. I had just he …   read more

2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards Ceremony
2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards Ceremony

Calling all 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards Medalists!

Please join us at the 2018 IPPY Awards gala and celebrate your medal! On Tuesday, May 29th, from 6-9 pm, we will present the 22nd Annual IPPY ceremony in New York City.All medalists and one guest are …   read more