We first delve into the bizarre as St. Martin's Press finds itself the recipient of an unusual package. Kristine Kathryn Rusch addresses the belief that quality books are only found in traditional publishing. A bit late on this news, but Random House has decided to stick it to libraries through eBook prices.
Some thoughts on publicity and marketing from Crystal Patriarche and Jane Friedman. Jody Hedlund provides insight into visibility for writers and Marie Lambda shares advice on blog tours. Writers Digest offers some "How To's" to help us edit our novels and find writing time. Finally, C. Hope Clark encourages us to write against the grain!
And congrats to friend and veteran fiction writer Michael Jan Friedman on the release of his latest eBook, a murder mystery set in a modern Aztec Empire: Aztlan: The Last Sun.
Feds Intercept Pot Shipments to Publishing House by The Smoking Gun
Random House Sharply Increases Library eBook Prices by Laura Hazard Owen
The Business Rusch: Quality by Kristine Kathryn Rush
Goodreads and Other Genuine Publicity Thoughts by Crystal Patriarche
The Marketing Paradox: Start Small to Get Big by Jane Friedman
How Writing Against the Grain Creates a Niche by C. Hope Clark
How Can Modern Writers Become & Stay Visible? by Jody Hedlund
Blog Tour Tips: On Planning Your Journey by Marie Lambda
How to Edit Your Novel by Roseann Biederman
How to Find, Rather than Make Writing Time by Jessica Strawser