JoAnneh Nagler is a charismatic, wise, energetic evangelist for artists looking to become better business people. Now that her new book, How to Be an Artist Without Losing Your Mind, Your Shirt, or Your Creative Compass, is out, we picked her brain about books, writing, art, and money.
Your pitch is one of the most powerful and underrated arrows in your quiver as you attempt to scale the walls of Publishing Castle. Here are just a few helpful tips.
Lin Oliver explains how she and Stephen Mooser founded the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, the linchpin of the children’s book community.
We are excited to announce that we will be presenting at this year’s University of New Mexico Summer Writers’ Conference in Santa Fe, July 24-31, 2016. We spoke with Sharon Oard Warner, founding director of UNM Summer Writers’ Conference in Santa Fe, about the conference, reading and her advice for writers.
Come Pitch Yr Book!: The Book Doctors on Richard Eeds Radio Show: Pitchapalooza 7-29 6:30 UNM Summer Writers Conf Santa Fe http://bit.ly/2aa3Rrv
Author Websites, Blog Tours and Reader Demographics: Fauzia Burke Gives the Skinny on Online Marketing for Authors
Fauzia Burke founded the pioneering online marketing firm FSB Associates and has been figuring out how to promote books on the World Wide Web since before most publishers and authors had ever performed a Google search. Her new book, Online Marketing for Busy Authors, is just the primer every writer needs to understand and make the most of online marketing today.
Thank you to Kat Lieu for inviting us to her blog, Phil and Mama for “Working Parents Rock!”
We first met Michael Vance Gurley when he won our Pitchapalooza. When he pitched us a book about Chicago, The Roaring Twenties, and a gay hockey player with a secret, we were hooked. We picked Michael’s brain about the road to publication for The Long Season.
Patricia Perry Donovan on Literary Journals, Being a Page, and How Her Novel Deliver Her Got Published
We first met Patricia Perry Donovan when she won our Pitchapalooza down the shore in New Jersey, sponsored by one of our favorite bookstores, BookTowne. Now that her book Deliver Her is out, we thought we’d pick her brain about how the heck she did it.
John Dufresne has had a long and distinguished career as a writer. He also teaches writing. We picked his brain about writing, books, publishing, and life.