Category: Publishing Advice

Real thought leaders write books. That’s the conventional wisdom, at least. But is it as simple as that? Here's what potential authors need to consider.
A book’s backstory is often as interesting as the idea behind the book itself—if not more so. What happens when publishing your book doesn't go to plan?
“So what?” is one of four tests that agents and editors will apply to your book proposal. They want to know—and fast—why this book is unique, and why readers would be motivated to buy it.
You may be a writer, but you need to also consider yourself a marketer if you want readers to find your work.
The following advice will help you forge a strong, amicable, and productive partnership — whatever side of the margin you are on.
So you’ve written a book. Great! You finally have a complete manuscript, possibly after years of working on it. Are you finished? Absolutely not! You now have...
Most of us freelance writers — with or without a book release — found ourselves up a creek when the pandemic hit.
As more authors scramble to market themselves and sell their books, knowing that book signings, library appearances, and public events are non-existent or will be limited, they are turning to the digital landscape with urgency and a willingness to explore. So what kind of social media strategy is right for you?
Ginny Carter is an award-winning UK book ghostwriter with a business background. She's ghostwritten over a dozen books on a wide variety of topics, from HR to phobias. They all have this in common: they’re bringing their authors visibility, credibility, and bookability. Some of them have also been accepted by publishers such as Penguin Random House and Hachette.
In this webinar, Gotham Ghostwriters Editorial Director Nate Roberson, Editor and Agent at Aevitas Creative Management Michael Signorelli and veteran freelance editor and coach Emily Heckman discuss...