Category Archives: E-Publishing

What Should Writers Organizations Do About the Digital Revolution?

At the last writers conference I went to, I had one of those moments that happen to writers where I felt like I was in a movie and the camera pulled back so that I could observe my own life. … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of August 27th

Social Media and Book Promotion Writer Lyn Horner on how to, and how NOT to, promote your book on Amazon’s reader forums. On Writers in the Storm blog. Do Facebook ads burn money? On Jeff Bullas’ social media blog.   … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of June 25

E-Publishing Writer Susan Bischoff touts the Smashwords annual e-book sale, through July, on her blog, Hunting High and Low. Screenwriter and advice guru Alexander Sokoloff goes E, on her blog. Social MediaHow to set up a WordPress blog in five … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up; Week of June 18, 2012

Social Media Author Toby Neal expresses doubts about blogs, on her blog: via Rachel Thompson, twitter. Literary agent Rachelle Gardner on whether unpublished novelists should be platform-building. Writer Janice Hardy on the great twitter experiment: What do more tweets really … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of June 11, 2012

Conference Tips Matt Usey with some unusual but helpful writers’ conference tips, via twitter. On Writing Writer Jenny Hanson on writing every day and how it’s empowered her, on her blog. More Inconclusive Data From the Indie vs. Trad Stand-Off … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of June 3rd, 2012

E-Book cover awards from Joel Friedlander of The Book Designer. Why you should have a blogging plan, by Dino Dogan of Triberr. Blogging by Roni Loren. Excellent take by Tom Scocca on how Microsoft Word documents are dying a slow, … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of 3/25/12

Marketing Red Pen of Doom’s Guy Bergstrom on Media Strategy and name recognition. Self-publishing phenom Amanda Hocking: “A lot of authors tend to over market or they don’t take criticisms very well.” Via GalleyCat. Children’s and YA hardcover sales up … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of 3/11/12

Publishing Scott Turow, author and president of The Author’s Guild. “Yesterday’s report that the Justice Department may be near filing an antitrust lawsuit against five large trade book publishers and Apple is grim news for everyone who cherishes a rich … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of February 12, 2012

Publishing Social media guru Kristen Lamb actually answers the question what publishers should do to stay afloat in the changing world. Literary agent Rachelle Gardner answers that question also. Yet more on the e-pubbing revolution via The Passive Voice and … Continue reading

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Weekly Writer’s Round-Up; Week of February 5, 2012

Writer Dean Wesley Smith, musing about writerly behavior that confuses him. Comprehensive overview of the seismic changes in publishing on the Author’s Guild blog, via Karen Duvall on twitter. Writers: How to be an indie bookseller’s dream, via Tattered Cover … Continue reading

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