If I were a cartoonist I’d draw a picture of Amazon gobbling up the world, or standing on top of the Empire State Building throwing airplanes to the ground like King Kong. Alas, my artistic talent is limited to stick figures, so I’m left with words.
Amazon is a study in contradictions. I often call Amazon the website that authors most love to hate. Without Amazon, book publishing would not be where it is today. The Big Six publishing houses would still have a lock on whose books see…Continue
I’ve heard many people suggest that it is easier to write a book for children, either because the number of words needed is much less or because they think that a book written for children needs less attention to plot, less character development, or just less attention to detail.
Nothing could be further from the truth. Because children’s books are shorter, it is all the more important to develop a plot and interesting characters quickly. And don’t think that writing…Continue
Next weekend, writers will descend upon Lambertville, NJ, for the first-ever Winter Writer’s Retreat presented by Open Door Publications. This affordable weekend at Lambertville House, offers workshops from top experts in the fields of publishing, marketing and social media. If that’s not enough, here are five great reasons you should attend.
What makes one book become a bestseller while another, equally well written, languishes on bookstore shelves? Is there a secret to becoming a bestselling author on Amazon? What do you need to know to write, publish and market a book that sells?
Leading publishing expert Karen Hodges Miller of Open Door Publications has created a Winter Writer’s Retreat to provide inroads to valuable information you need to know to publish a book that sells. Additional authors, all experts in their…Continue