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Seven Things Editors Wish Writers Knew
Seven Things Editors Wish Writers Knew
by Jillian Manning / November 2018

When you are turning your manuscript over to an editor—whether that's an editor at a publishing house or a freelance editor you've hired—you want your work to be as polished as possible. Y …   read more

10 Reasons Why You Should Write Your Memoir Now
10 Reasons Why You Should Write Your Memoir Now
by Elizabeth Ann Atkins / November 2018

Warning: I'm about to encourage you to do something that could become an obsession.   You won't want to do anything else until it's finished. It may be heart-wrenching, hilarious, and possib …   read more

10 Great Gifts for Book Lovers
10 Great Gifts for Book Lovers
by Jillian Manning / December 2018

Get Bookish This Holiday Season

'Tis the season…to buy a lot of books! Or at least a lot of bookish gifts. This year, use our handy guide to find the perfect gift for the bibliophile in your life. (And maybe snag something fo …   read more

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