Magazine Articles Tagged With self-publishing

Madonna to Direct Rebecca Walker Adaptation, Alice Munro Honored With New Canadian Coin, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.26.14

Kiese Laymon on the politics of black male action; Patrick Leigh Fermor book and Tennessee Williams short story each published after an eighty-year wait; Scribd’s new travel book section; and other news.

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Poet Jill McDonough Responds to Trey Gowdy, Literary Valentines, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.14.14

David Gaughran reports the Bookseller will no longer do business with Author Solutions; author Chuck Wendig takes a close look at self-publishing; Juliet Mushens shines a light on the typical day of an agent; and other news.

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Most Anticipated Books of 2014, Rebecca Mead Profiles Jennifer Weiner, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.6.14

The Millions previews the most anticipated books of 2014; Roxane Gay mines the troubling notion that female protagonists must be likable; Smashwords founder Mark Coker reported that the self-published e-book distributor added around 25,000 authors last year; and other news.

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Charlie Rose Speaks With Novelist Donna Tartt, Poetic Kitsch, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.14.13

According to Bowker, self-published books rose 59 percent last year; Daniel Tiffany explores the uses and pitfalls of poetic kitsch; on CBS This Morning, Charlie Rose spoke with novelist Donna Tartt about her influences and inspiration; and other news.

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Notable Moments in Self-Publishing History: A Timeline

by Jamie FitzGerald

Online Exclusive

Online Only, posted 11.1.13

November/December 2013

Writers have been self-publishing since the beginning of written words. Celebrating those creative individuals determined to be heard, we present a timeline of notable moments in self-publishing history.

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Self-Publishing Perspectives: A Successful Author, Agent, and Publisher Discuss the Revolution in Progress

by Kevin Larimer

Special Section

Posted 11.1.13

November/December 2013

Self-published author Jennifer Ciotta, literary agent Kristin Nelson, and independent publishing entrepreneur Richard Nash discuss the creative opportunities, challenges, and rewards of self-publishing.

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Elevated Platforms: Making Sense of Self-Publishing Options

by Adrian Versteegh

Special Section

Posted 11.1.13

Adrian Versteegh

With an increasing number of self-publishing platforms available online, it can be difficult to decide which one is right for you. This roundup of available services will help make sense of the options.

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An Editorial Imperative
: The Importance of Finding a Good Editor

by Michael Bourne

Special Section

Posted 11.1.13

Michael Bourne

One of the keys to any successful piece of writing is finding a good editor—an imperative that extends, perhaps especially, to self-published authors.

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The Heartbreak of Publicity: A Cautionary Tale

by Susan Kushner Resnick

Special Section

Posted 11.1.13

Susan Kushner Resnick

In this cautionary tale, a creative nonfiction author shares her own experiences in order to highlight the potential risks of hiring a freelance publicist.

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The Heartbeat of Publicity
: A Publicist Responds to Heartbreak

by Michelle Blankenship

Special Section

Posted 11.1.13

Michelle Blankenship

Freelance publicist Michelle Blankenship responds to Susan Kushner Resnick's "The Heartbreak of Publicity," pointing out the importance—and the inherent uncertainty—of publicity.

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