Social media, conferences, and pitch events

For a long time, many writers have believed that who they know is essential to getting published (hint: knowing people doesn’t hurt, but what you really need is a great book and some luck). In pursuit of getting to know people, those writers who can often head...

Client A.R. Kahler Nominated for 2 Awards!

I couldn’t be prouder of my client, debut author Alex “A.R.” Kahler, whose The Immortal Circus fantasy series from Amazon’s 47North imprint has been nominated now for two book awards. Here’s the press release that says it all!      ...

Keep Your Options Open

Recently, I heard some scary tales of option clauses gone wrong that really made my hair stand on end. First, in case you don’t know what that is, an option clause is often found in publishing contracts. It gives the current publisher the right to look at the...

Image Expo Wrap Up

Image Expo Wrap Up (or A Comics Show in Bulleted Lists) I split time between the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and the Cartoon Art Museum yesterday to check in on what’s new with Big 4 comics publisher, Image. Publisher Eric Stephenson kicked off the event with some...