Publishing

When Publishers & Amazon Feud Writers Are the Ones Bloodied

When Publishers & Amazon Feud Writers Are the Ones Bloodied

As if we didn't have enough to deal with already...Hatchette and Amazon are locking horns. Read More »

Innovations in Book Translations

Innovations in Book Translations

Important, timely and valuable information on obtaining book translations; your market may just be in another language! Read More »

Netflix for Books…How to Make this Model Work

Netflix for Books…How to Make this Model Work

There has been a bunch of news lately about subscription services and books…the so called “Netflix for Books.”  The premise is simple, you pay a monthly fee and then you pick books from their library.  There are three major players ... Read More »

The Indie Book Tidal Wave…What Does it Mean for Bookstores, Publishers & Writers?

The Indie Book Tidal Wave…What Does it Mean for Bookstores, Publishers & Writers?

The publishing industry is changing because we are changing, not the other way around. We are directing that change. We are directing that change every bit as much as we are directing changes in other important elements in our lives. Read More »

Author’s Earnings: Part 3 Mid-list Print Sales

Author’s Earnings: Part 3 Mid-list Print Sales

Michael dives even deeper down the rabbit hole of author's earnings. Read More »

Author’s Earnings: Part 2

Author’s Earnings: Part 2

Part 2 of Michael's examination of earnings in the field of authorship. Read More »

Self-Publishing Odyssey: Part 2 Agents and Editors

Self-Publishing Odyssey: Part 2 Agents and Editors

How do you get anyone to look at your book? When I was an in-house editor, I was very aware that it was difficult to get anyone to read a submission from a member of the public. The reality is that most editors are extremely busy and continually up a... Read More »

The Neo-Pulp Electronic Revolution

The Neo-Pulp Electronic Revolution

There’s been something going on in the publishing business the last several years, and it’s nothing less than what I’ve been calling a Neo-Pulp Electronic Revolution. Read More »

It’s Not About the Money…It’s About the Contract, Timing, and Price

It’s Not About the Money…It’s About the Contract, Timing, and Price

Michael weights in on Brenna Aubrey's decision to turn down a six-figure advance. Read More »

Generating Marketing Buzz

Generating Marketing Buzz

Our proven expert, Michael J. Sullivan, lays out a marketing plan designed to generate buzz (and sales) for books. Read More »

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