Posts from the ‘Industry Intel’ category

OMG! I Read a Book on My Phone

Yes, I did! And I have to tell you, that’s a pretty serious achievement for a girl who didn’t have a smart phone until a year ago and has only owned an e-reader for eighteen months. But according to a GoodReads survey, I’m just joining the 37 percent of their…

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What Publishing Mergers Mean to Authors: News from BEA

In a lead up to this year’s BookExpo America, held at the end of May in New York, Publishers Launch BEA presented a full-day session to address practical and strategic issues for companies in the industry. The theme was scale, and one of the big topics was mergers in the…

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I Need Professional Help: Writing Coach vs. Developmental Editor vs. Ghostwriter

Even for those of us in the biz, the nuances between different editorial and writing roles are subtle. It’s no wonder authors are often stumped when trying to find the right kind of professional help. “So wait . . . How are you going to help me?” Before I answer…

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