Amazing Stories

Author: Michael J. Sullivan

Why Do Ebooks Cost So Much?

Why Do Ebooks Cost So Much?

There is a legal idiom that goes like this: "the ... Read More »

Excerpt:  The Age of Myth, Book 1 of The Legends of the First Empire, by Michael J. Sullivan

Excerpt: The Age of Myth, Book 1 of The Legends of the First Empire, by Michael J. Sullivan

Today, Amazing Stories is pleased to offer you an ... Read More »

AMAZING PEOPLE: Extending a Helping Hand

AMAZING PEOPLE: Extending a Helping Hand

MIchael J. Sullivan is looking to help new authors... Read More »

We All Start From the Same Place

We All Start From the Same Place

MIchael explains how marketing your book is like a... Read More »

Author Feedback: Making A Good Book Great

Author Feedback: Making A Good Book Great

Good advice from a successful professional is hard... Read More »

Author Portals

Author Portals

Authors: Use this portal to get magically transpo... Read More »

Myths of Publishing: Anyone Can Self-publish, Part 4

Myths of Publishing: Anyone Can Self-publish, Part 4

Success requires hard work and dedication - even f... Read More »

Myths of Publishing: Anyone Can Self-publish, Part 3

Myths of Publishing: Anyone Can Self-publish, Part 3

Being an indie author requires more skills than "a... Read More »

Myths of Publishing: Anyone Can Self-publish, Part 2

Myths of Publishing: Anyone Can Self-publish, Part 2

If you think being an "Indie Author" means going i... Read More »

Myths of Publishing: Anyone Can Self-publish, Part 1

Myths of Publishing: Anyone Can Self-publish, Part 1

"Anyone can self-publish": Not true. Read More »

Not All Royalties Are Treated Equally

Not All Royalties Are Treated Equally

Watch your royalty statements and understand the t... Read More »

The Leap from Self to Traditional Publishing

The Leap from Self to Traditional Publishing

Today’s post is prompted by two events: My w... Read More »

Cool Tools: BackerKit Helps Organize Crowd Funding

Cool Tools: BackerKit Helps Organize Crowd Funding

Michael touts a new tool for crowdfunding projects Read More »

What’s Fair is Fair

What’s Fair is Fair

Michael, our in-house expert on all things Hachett... Read More »

Amazon Enters the Book Subscription Business

Amazon Enters the Book Subscription Business

Who is going to win the Book Subscription War (I)? Read More »

On Books Being “Special”

On Books Being “Special”

Hachette. Amazon. One need say nothing more to ga... Read More »

Bestseller Expectations

Bestseller Expectations

More great background on the business of selling b... Read More »

For the Love of Reading…

For the Love of Reading…

Michael J Sullivan Champions Reading Rainbow's Kic... Read More »

Publishers don’t create books…authors do.

Publishers don’t create books…authors do.

No matter what happens between Amazon and Hachette... Read More »

Balance and the Hachette Amazon Dispute

Balance and the Hachette Amazon Dispute

Amazing Stories' resident expert on publishing ind... Read More »

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..... Read More »

Things Change and Yet Remarkably Remain the Same

Things Change and Yet Remarkably Remain the Same

One book does not a writing career make. Advice o... Read More »

Innovations in Book Translations

Innovations in Book Translations

Important, timely and valuable information on obta... Read More »

On Writers and Authors

On Writers and Authors

Should there be a ban on calling indie writers aut... 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 subscr... 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 ... Read More »

Author’s Earnings: Part 2

Author’s Earnings: Part 2

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

Author’s Earnings

Author’s Earnings

How much does an author actually make traditional ... 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 ... Read More »

Generating Marketing Buzz

Generating Marketing Buzz

Our proven expert, Michael J. Sullivan, lays out a... Read More »

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