Publishing News of the Week

Traditional News: Ally Condie scores deal with Dutton Children’s Books (a Penguin imprint) for two new novels Melville House, a publisher based out of Brooklyn, announces their plans to open a new company (Melville House UK) in London. Penguin changes their...

Social Media for Writers: Be Social

Last week my wonderful client Nicole Evelina wrote on her blog Through the Mists of Time about the importance of social media for authors. If you take nothing else away from either her  post or mine, at least take the lesson from the title of her post: Social Media...

Conference Recap – Cirque du Work

I love connecting with the writing community, whether I’m teaching seminars, delivering rousing keynote speeches to rival NPR’s The Delicious Dish, or seeking out new clients at pitchfests across the country. I highly encourage you to get out there, make those...

Publishing News Of The Week

  Each Friday we will share a post full of useful and fun publishing news of the week.   Digital news: “Hybrid author” Jennifer L. Armentrout signs a three-book, six-figure deal with Avon (HarperCollins) for her self-published novel, WAIT FOR YOU. The book later hit...

Self Publishing: Is it right for you?

After reading Jennifer Armentrout’s news this week I began to think a lot about self publishing. The stigma of writing a book and publishing it yourself is gone. The need for acceptance by the big five houses in NYC is irrelevant. The big five need you. They...