Features

5 Things to Do Before Publishing Your Book
5 Things to Do Before Publishing Your Book
by Jillian Bergsma Manning / February 2017

How to Put Your Best Foot Forward

Publishing is easier now than ever before. With only a few clicks of your mouse, you can put your manuscript out into the world for all to see. But, as with anything, taking the easy road doesn't alwa …   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

The Innovators of Children's Book Publishing
The Innovators of Children's Book Publishing
by Lauren White with Nathalie Le Du / January 2017

A Look at Workman's Children's Art Team

At right: Nathalie Le Du, Senior Editor. Photo credit: Tae Won Yu.IP recently had the chance to speak with the Kid Collective at Workman Publishing, a talented group making headlines with their i …   read more

Spotlight on the Independent Publisher Book Awards
Spotlight on the Independent Publisher Book Awards
by the Book Awards Team / January 2017

Recognizing “IPPY” Excellence for 21 Years

The IPPY Awards were founded in 1996 with the goal of recognizing and promoting independently published books. For the past twenty-plus years, that goal has remained intact - despite changes in our me …   read more

Couples That Write Together
Couples That Write Together
by Mark Michaels & Patricia Johnson / February 2017

Collaboration Tips for Romantic Partners

We have been married for sixteen years, and over the course of a decade, we have written five books on relationships and sexuality. Writing together as a married couple has been surprisingly intimate …   read more

10 Things to Remember When Writing a Series
10 Things to Remember When Writing a Series
by Rue / February 2017

Tips on Writing from an IPPY-Winning Author

There are hundreds of books that will tell you how to structure a novel, and many of them are fabulous, but you will be hard-pressed to find books that focus on the specifics of writing a fiction seri …   read more

Romance Novels for Valentine's
Romance Novels for Valentine's
by Lauren White / February 2017

The Latest IPPY-Winning Romances

With the focus on relationships heating up around Valentine's Day, we've put together a list of our steamiest IPPY award-winning titles. Below are the IPPY romance fiction winners from the last few ye …   read more

Coming This Month
Coming This Month
by Lauren White / February 2017

Notable February Indie 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 February - a mix of fict …   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

2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards Results
2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards Results
20th Annual Awards

Recognizing Excellence in Independent Publishing

Congratulations and sincere thanks to the independent authors and publishers who participated in our 20th annual, 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest.Here are the gold, silver and bronze me …   read more

2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards Regional & Ebook Results
2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards Regional & Ebook Results
20th Annual Awards

Recognizing Excellence in Independent Publishing

Here are the results of the 2016 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

Announcing the 2016 Outstanding Books of the Year
Announcing the 2016 Outstanding Books of the Year
20th Annual Awards

Recognizing the Daring Spirit of Independent Authors and Publishers

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