Using 1960 near-space jump as his springboard, composer Caleb Burhans produces another excellent work for writers to consider among their own creative resources.
What many in publishing see of Amazon, Craig Mod says, “goes underground 400 stories and occupies 4,000 football fields underneath.” And his new book is meant to help Japan’s publishing industry understand its challenges after what the American market has been through.
Even as publishing struggles to quantify its fortunes amid a hobbling lack of sales data, an interesting trend is discerned in the half-light.
You’re not just another pretty one, no, but that headshot speaks volumes in the language of the tweeterie.
Author Jane Steen calls for the self-publishing community to consider ethical issues as seriously as it discusses questions of quality in what it presents to the readership.
While the going wisdom says publishers no longer market any but the biggest authors’ books, London’s Picador has put Emily St. John Mandel’s “Station Eleven” on a fast runway to launch.
Even as ‘Agent Orange’ suggests to authors that Amazon is no “big rock-candy mountain,” Hugh Howey turns to Amazon with a list of things its writers need.
The book has always been a commodity, says Richard Nash, and in the post-industrial era of publishing, we’d better reward the ‘quanitified self’ for reading.
Don’t come at me with what you say are examples of novel-craft that start, “Remember in that movie when Tom Hanks…”
Amid all the rightful congratulations to both Eoin Purcell and to Amazon Publishing for hiring him as editorial leader, we hear — or don’t — a troubling fact of corporate life: a fine commentator silenced.