Column by Richard Thomas December 5, 2011
The journey of a single short story can be a difficult one. Track "Rudy" on his epic voyage.
News by Brandon Tietz December 2, 2011
Mass market paperback sales are down 54% from last year. Is print on its way out?
Column by Paul Graham Raven November 28, 2011
Why is the Kindle Fire like an electric toothbrush?
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen
Amazon Kindle has changed the way consumers get their hands on books. Now the little eBook that could is showing that it can do more, by quietly creeping into libraries. Could this be a good thing?
News by Brandon Tietz November 11, 2011
HarperCollins will be including ads in their factual books. Would Don Draper approve?
Column by Richard Thomas November 8, 2011
Once you've got a story written, how do you send it out into the world?
News by Rob Hart November 4, 2011
Amazon Prime members can now access the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, allowing them to rent one eBook at a time for free--although the selection is a little anemic.
News by Rob Hart November 3, 2011
After a request for a rent reduction was denied last week, a deal was reached today that will keep the St. Mark's Bookstore open--for now.
Interview by John Jarzemsky November 1, 2011
An interview with author Chuck Klosterman about his latest novel, getting started as a writer, and the future of the industry.
News by Rob Hart October 28, 2011
Just one week after announcing their own tablet to compete with the Kindle Fire, Kobo is getting in on Amazon's publishing turf, too.
News by Rob Hart October 28, 2011
Books-A-Million is bucking the trend of the struggling bookstore, opening 41 new locations next month.
News by Rob Hart October 26, 2011
The owners of St. Mark's Bookshop in New York City were denied their request for a reduction in rent, another blow to the struggling indie bookstore
Ask The Lit Coach: "Should Writers Settle Themselves Into A Single Genre In Order To Be Successfully Published?" and MoreColumn by Erin Reel October 24, 2011
Author branding and the outlook for Transgressive fiction are the subjects in the 2nd issue of Ask The Lit Coach.
Column by Paul Graham Raven October 21, 2011
Ebook self-publishing is a cop-out, it’s a settling-for-less born of laziness, and - lipstick the pig as much as you like - it’s no different from the self-publishing of old.
Column by Hanna Brooks Olsen October 20, 2011
Plenty of publishers and booksellers, authors and editors, baristas, retailers, and representatives worked with Borders to stock the shelves, sign books, make deals and jerk lattes. So what now?
Column by Richard Thomas October 19, 2011
Embarking on the quest to find your very own literary voice
News by Rob Hart October 14, 2011
More than 12 million eBooks have been checked out from libraries so far this year, an increase of 200 percent over last year--and that number could climb to 16 million by year's end.
Ask The Lit Coach: "Is It Possible To Get An Agent Or Book Publishing Deal Based Only On A Few Short Stories?" and MoreColumn by Erin Reel October 10, 2011
Pitching a book series and the strength of an author's portfolio are the subjects of this week's Ask The Lit Coach.
Column by Paul Graham Raven October 7, 2011
A hyperbolic exercise in Devil's advocacy for electronic publication.
News by Joshua Chaplinsky October 4, 2011
Love him or hate him, Michael Moore is doing his part to support Independent book stores and so should you!
Column by John Jarzemsky October 3, 2011
An examination of the cultural backlash against eReaders and how books are changing (and remaining the same) in the post-bookstore world of digital content delivery.
Column by Brandon Tietz October 1, 2011
In an industry that is steadily shifting towards online marketing, there is still no substitute for the face-to-face interaction that is live networking. Here’s a few methods you might be neglecting.