Inside Book Publishing

How to Really Help Authors You Love

July 11, 2012

So you want to know how you can support an author you love? How you can help their book be successful? How you can make your attention help that writer? I love Goodreads reviews as much as the next gal, but if you REALLY want to help authors you love? Put those reviews on Amazon […]

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Publishers Pay For You To See Their Books

November 18, 2011

Today on Twitter, I became aware of a controversy regarding the popular #fridayreads hashtag. Some folks were unaware that #fridayreads is ALSO a website, and one that sells its services to publishers–meaning, publishers can pay to have their book featured on Friday Reads. There’s more backstory there (including an upset author, and complaints on both […]

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Book Publishing Revisited

November 15, 2011

I haven’t written about book publishing in a while.  A long while. Ok, it’s been like six months or something. It’s not for lack of trying. But the problem I’ve run into is that a lot of what people have asked me  about (ebooks &  self-publishing in particular) seem to be moving targets. So I’ll […]

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Why Pottermore Makes Perfect Sense (And Is Brilliant Business)

June 23, 2011

If you’re even a little bit of a Harry Potter fan, or even a little bit tuned into pop culture news, you know that today J.K. Rowling announced Pottermore, after a week or so of intrigue and mystery around the web. It appears that the full nature of Pottermore will remain a secret until the […]

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Packaging FAIL

April 21, 2011

So one of the awesome things I’m getting to do right now at my job is put some ereaders through their paces. I have a Kindle, a Nook Color, and will be getting an iPad 2 (as soon as it ships). (Sadly, they aren’t mine to do with as I please. It very much is […]

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