Kindle Worlds!

When Kindle created an initiative that monetized fan fiction a few years ago, I was equal parts excited and skeptical. I was excited that fan fiction was getting legitimized by the biggest player in the publishing game. I was also afraid that it might dampen fan...

Book Expo America (aka BEA)

The largest annual gathering of the tribes of publishing occurs this week in New York. Book Expo America offers an educational program along with a huge amalgamation of trade show booths for everyone from gigantic Penguin Random House to tiny non-profit writing...

10 Foreign Rights Tips

We received a really cool report from our foreign rights co-agent recapping the past year as it related to foreign book sales. There are four big book fairs each year–in Bologna, London, New York, and Frankfurt–where most of the foreign publishers gather...