Publishing

What Literary Agents Want From Authors Of non-Fiction

What Literary Agents Want From Authors Of Non-Fiction

In this post, our guest author, Trident Media Group literary agent Mark Gottlieb, includes details of what literary agents want from authors of non-fiction. GUEST POST As someone working within major trade book publishing in New York City, I am often asked what agencies are…
What Literary Agents Want From Authors Of Fiction

What Literary Agents Want From Authors Of Fiction

In this post, our guest author, Trident Media Group literary agent Mark Gottlieb, includes details of what literary agents want from authors of fiction. GUEST POST As someone working within major trade book publishing in New York City, I am often asked what agencies are…
Janet Evanovich's 12 Tips For Writing A Query Letter

Janet Evanovich’s 12 Tips For Writing A Query Letter

Janet Evanovich is a best-selling American author who was born 22 April 1943. She began her career writing romance novels under the pen name Steffie Hall, but she became well-known as the author of the Stephanie Plum series. She has two hundred million books in print worldwide and her books…
5 Questions On Self-Publishing Answered

5 Questions On Self-Publishing Answered

Neil Wright is a South African writer and the owner of Wright Publishing. He and his wife Liesel live in Johannesburg. They run a Game Lodge, Sigurwana “Close to Heaven” on the Soutpansberg in Limpopo Province. Wright says his books are non-fictional. Subjects include business…
15 Fabulous Publishers For Debut Authors

15 (or so) Fabulous Publishers For Debut Authors

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we share a list of publishers for debut authors. Writing a book is hard. Finding a publisher is harder. However, if you have written a book and you're looking for a traditional publisher, we've put…

How To Publish A Book In 2018

How do authors go about publishing a book in 2018? Jane Friedman says she is always asked if authors should self-publish or traditionally publish. She says: 'Since 2013, I have been annually updating this informational chart about the key book publishing paths. It is available as a PDF download—ideal for…
5 Myths About Self-Publishing & Why They Are Simply Not True

5 Myths About Self-Publishing & Why They Are Simply Not True

Writers Write is a writing resource. In this post, we explore self-publishing, particularly the myths about self-publishing and why they are not true. Guest Post Self-publishing can be a bit of a swear word. Examples of lousy books spread around more than self-publishing successes do.…
6 Big Changes Digital Brings To Publishing

6 Big Changes Digital Brings To Publishing

The Market Did What? As fiction becomes more and more digital, writers have a wider scope for new platforms on which to publish – from Amazon imprints to Smashwords and everything in between. The World Wide Web has, in fact, become our deliciously smoked digital…
How To Write A Non-Fiction Book Proposal

How To Write A Non-Fiction Book Proposal

A great non-fiction book proposal will show that you have thought through your idea, and more importantly, it will show that you know how to turn this idea into a book. Unlike a work of fiction, which must be completed before you send the query,…
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