Featured Writer of the Week: Jonathan Merritt
Jonathan Merritt is a writer based in New York City. He writes on religion, culture, and politics for The Atlantic, The Week, and is author of several critically-acclaimed books including Learning to Speak God from Scratch: Why Sacred Words are Vanishing - and How We Can Revive Them. Learn more at
What Happens When Editors Get Their Hands on Your Book : Interview with Editor Carrie Cantor
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How to Write a Book with Content You Already Have
Are you interested in writing a book, but a little overwhelmed by the size of the project? If you’ve been working in your industry for a long time or you have your own business, you’ve probably already created a lot of content that could be a great starting point for a book. When you look at it this way, becoming a published author seems a lot less intimidating.
Amelia Forczak is passionate about...
How to Build Your Business Book Author Platform (Before You’ve Written a Word)
Considering writing a business book? You can start building your author platform today, before you've written a word.
This article by Ginny Carter has been reposted with the author's permission. It is originally an excerpt from Your Business Your Book, published 7th November 2019. Read more on her website, marketingtwentyone.co.uk.
2020 Self-Publishing Predictions from the Alliance of Independent Authors
With self-publishing on the rise, it's vital for authors to keep an eye on the increasing opportunities and happenings along this publishing path. This post was originally published on the Alliance of Independent Authors website by founder and director Orna Ross. It has been reposted here with permission from the author.
This New Year marks not just the turning of a year but the beginning of a decade. Ten years ago the iPhone was a new-fangled...
The Power of Positioning (for Authors and Publishers)
This article by Jess Zafarris originally appeared in the August 21, 2019 edition of the publishing insider newsletter The Hot Sheet, which is curated and edited by Jane Friedman. Learn more about The Hot Sheet and subscribe here.
Coming up on its 40th year in 2020, the Romance Writers of...
Nathan Bransford Breaks Down Hybrid Publishing
This segment was reposted from Nathan Bransford's blog with permission from the author.
In the last twenty years there has been an explosion of new publishing models that take advantage of new opportunities afforded by the internet and advances in printing on demand. There’s also been a corresponding rise in scams. So what is “hybrid publishing” and how does it fit into all of this?
Hybrid publishing isn’t quite
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Featured Writer of the Week: Jordan Michael Smith
Jordan Michael Smith is a former speechwriter for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott Stringer. He is the author of a bestselling Kindle Single about President Jimmy Carter called Humanity. His writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, the Washington Post, and many other...