More people would read more books if they were shorter. Wouldn't you? More would pick up a 20-page book than a 500-page book, no? The thought of picking up a gigantic book hasn't crossed my mind since college — no matter how interesting it sounds. The majority of people...
"Go where the readers are" is the standard advice for authors contemplating how to best market their books. With more than 30 million members, Goodreads is the world's largest community of readers. Even better, Goodreads' mission is to help readers find and share books they...
Recently, Vanity Fair released its list of "The New Establishment,"...
Corporate mergers decimated the field of choices for submission. The "Grand Battle of the eBooks" was underway, and Amazon.com was the dominant force in the sometimes dicey self-publishing arena. Successful mid-list, and even bestselling...
The self-publishing trend has dramatically changed the book publishing landscape and the face of public library collections. Self-publishing is when an author publishes his or her own book instead of using a separate publishing company. It gives the author complete control,...
It is the late 1950s, and Troy Maxon has his own ideas for uplifting black folk. To some, he might seem coarse and rude, and to others, he might seem noble and poetic. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and for those who experience Troy, the way he uses language has much...
It's getting harder and harder for me to keep up with what the kids are doing these days, but I've at least heard about "Yo". If you haven’t heard of it yet, the app is a messaging service that bases its platform around the frequent sending of a two-letter word: "Yo."
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