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2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards National Medalists
2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards National Medalists
21st Annual Awards

Congratulations and sincere thanks to the independent authors and publishers who participated in our 21st annual, 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest.Here are the gold, silver and bronze me …   read more

2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards Outstanding Medalists
2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards Outstanding Medalists
21st Annual Awards

For 33 years our mission at Independent Publisher has been to recognize and encourage the work of publishers who exhibit the courage and creativity necessary to take chances, break new ground, and bri …   read more

2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards Regional and Ebook Medalists
2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards Regional and Ebook Medalists
21st Annual Awards

Here are the results of the 2017 Independent Publisher Regional and Ebook Awards, presented to the year's best titles published in these important and growing divisions of independent publishing.Liste …   read more

The Yale Publishing Course Joins the Yale School of Management
The Yale Publishing Course Joins the Yale School of Management
by Jillian Manning / April 2017

New and Noteworthy for the 2017 YPC

The Yale Publishing Course, the premier program for mid- to upper-level publishing professionals, has made an exciting change for their 2017 book and magazine courses. This year, the YPC is partnering …   read more

Five Benefits of Outlining Your Novel
Five Benefits of Outlining Your Novel
by Carrie Rubin / April 2017

An IPPY Winner Shares Her Strategy

Outlining vs. pantsing is a common topic among writers. Some swear by a detailed outline; others write by the seat of their pants. The majority probably fall somewhere in between.Personally, I'm an ou …   read more

Yoga and Meditation Books for the Busy Writer
Yoga and Meditation Books for the Busy Writer
by Shelley Schanfield / April 2017

An IPPY Winner on Yoga

In yoga, meditation, and writing, just follow the breath“One becomes a writer by writing,” says the Indian novelist R.K. Narayan. “It is a yoga.”It's been nearly eighteen years …   read more

Giving and Receiving Feedback, The Smart Way
Giving and Receiving Feedback, The Smart Way
by Nanci Woody / April 2017

An IPPY Winner on Criticism

It's not pleasant hearing your writing doesn't sit well with a reader after you've spent countless hours - maybe even days, weeks, possibly years - on the piece.  A publisher or an agent or a mem …   read more

Coming this Month
Coming this Month
by Lauren White / April 2017

Notable April Indie Book Releases

Each month, our staff chooses several notable books released from indie presses and hybrid publishers.Check out our top picks for the best new releases from indie presses this April - a mix of fiction …   read more

Announcing the 2017 Axiom Business Book Awards Results
Announcing the 2017 Axiom Business Book Awards Results
10th Annual Awards

Recognizing and Promoting the World's Best Business Titles

Congratulations to the medalists in the 2017 Axiom Business Book Awards!In August of 2007, Jenkins Group launched the Axiom Awards, “designed to honor the year's best business books and their au …   read more

2017 Illumination Book Awards Medalists
2017 Illumination Book Awards Medalists
4th Annual Awards

Shining a Light on Exemplary Christian Books

Jenkins Group is proud to announce the winners of the Fourth Annual Illumination Book Awards. The awards are designed to honor and bring increased recognition to the year's best new titles written and …   read more