It’s time writers free themselves from concepts like “break out books” and “making it.”
The Little Book That Lost Its Author
How will artificial intelligence change literature?
Editors Thinking About Editing at the AWP Conference
The only way to work as an editor and a writer is to continue learning from other editors and writers.
Racism in Romance, or Why Is the Duke Always White
White people: how many people still think “Fabio!” when they hear “romance novel,” raise your hands. Thought so.
Peter Mayer, the Fiery Sage of Publishing
Honoring Peter Mayer, founder of Overlook Press, and one of “the stars of book publishing.”
Literary Agent to Authors: Take the Money
Guernica: Is there ever a situation where you’d advise an author not to take a big advance that’s being offered? Chris Parris-Lamb: No, not really. Which is not the same as saying they should always take the biggest advance that’s being offered. But I’d never advise an author to turn down an advance because it’s […]
The Story Business: Four Stories About Independent Bookstores
“Job title: bookseller.” Every time I sneak a glance at the sheaf of employment forms and tax information, I can’t believe it. That job title is mine, now. It’s a lifelong dream come true, as cliche as that sounds. True to millennial form, I’m going to do Online Things for my local indie: blogging, tweeting, […]