Learn the process indie author Amanda Aksel went through in getting her novel Delia Suits Up traditionally published, including questions she asked herself and weighing one strategy against the other.
A publisher accepting your manuscript is just the beginning, not the end. Author Rick Lauber discusses how to work with a nonfiction book publisher from query letter to release date and beyond.
Funny You Should Ask is a humorous and handy column by literary agent Barbara Poelle. In this post, we've collected 10 of her FYSA columns.
Caroline Leavitt discusses how embracing virtual events helped to create buzz around her latest release, With or Without You, and why she co-created the online initiative A Mighty Blaze.
Now that anyone can be reached remotely, you might find yourself anxious about how to best conduct a videoconference interview. Here, author and host of "The Story King Podcast" Giancarlo Ghedini has some tips to guide you.
Whether you're looking to pitch your work to an agent or are setting out on your self-publishing journey, author Melissa Scholes Young has some tips for hiring a sensitivity reader to up-level your work.
You might have bumped into the term fair use—what does it mean? And how does it effect writers? Here, literary agent and publishing attorney Joseph Perry has the answers.
The new book Book Wars: The Digital Revolution in Publishing documents in detail the changes in the book publishing industry in recent years. Author John B. Thompson gives a glimpse of three crucial changes.
Novelist D. Eric Maikranz gives advice for how to get your readers to sit up and take notice of your work in untraditional ways.
John B. Thompson, author of the new book Book Wars, shares the research that went into his account of how the digital revolution changed publishing for readers and writers.
Debut author D. Eric Maikranz explains how he connected with his audience after self-publishing his novel The Reincarnationist Papers and what it was like to get that novel picked up by a Hollywood director and traditional publisher later on.
Learn what multiple submissions in writing and publishing are from editor Robert Lee Brewer, including when writers should make them (if ever) and why they should care.
Author Patrick Hicks shares how grant money helped fund the research and writing of his first two novels and how other writers can benefit from grants as well. Includes tips on applying for grants, handling grant money, and reporting back afterward.
There are so many mysteries of publishing for authors, whether they're on their first book or have published several. This post collects the biggest surprise in the publishing process for 10 published authors.
Dustin Grinnell shares tips from a veteran contractor (his dad) that apply to freelance writers as well. Use these secrets of the self-employed to find more success with your freelance writing business.
Marissa DeCuir shares her three-step process for creating an author success map that helps writers identify and personalize success benchmarks for their writing careers. With reasonable expectations, writers can find more success.
Here are the top publishing news and resource websites as identified in the 22nd Annual 101 Best Websites from the May/June 2020 issue of Writer's Digest.