Author Archives: Dawn Simonds

The Hustler

After 13 months of hand-selling his book from town to town, Christopher Paolini is vaulting to publishing stardom with a marketing savvy beyond his years.

Waiting Out a Dark Cloud

Philip Beard persevered through the publishing industry's post-9/11 trauma to publish his novel, Dear Zoe. His story offers a telling look at how the industry's mood can launch—or crush—a writing career.

Waiting Out a Dark Cloud 2

Philip Beard persevered through the publishing industry's post-9/11 trauma to publish his novel, Dear Zoe. His story offers a telling look at how the industry's mood can launch—or crush—a writing career.