Archive for the ‘Publishing’ Category

Judging a Book by Its Cover

Monday, June 15th, 2009

"Don't judge a book by its cover." We hear it all the time. But the fact is that books ARE judged by their covers. A cover can make or break a book's sales--regardless of the content. (As a content specialist, it's hard for me to admit that . . . but ...

Join me in NY for Author 101 University!

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Are you curious about what publishers like Adams Media, Harper Collins, Wiley, Random House, and Simon ...

Publishing Options Explained by John Kremer

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Check out this excellent blog post by book-marketing expert John Kremer: In it he explains 8 options for publishing your book. He also shares an excellent interview he did about the pros and cons of various publishing options. What are your questions about publishing? Mary Jo Tate

What Publishers Expect

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Head over to Sally Stuart's blog at Christian Writers' Marketplace for an insider's explanation of why periodicals are becoming less friendly to freelance writers. The magazine publisher's primary complaints are poor writing, lack of research, failure to follow submission guidelines, and absence of courtesy. As a member of the editorial team of ...