Tom Goodwin: ‘Digital Darwinist’

‘Challenging all assumptions of the past’ may be only the beginning of life after the digital disruption, Tom Goodwin says. And when he speaks at London Book Fair’s Quantum Conference, he’ll be talking about the ‘share-of-attention’ dilemma. Read More

The "W" in AWP

Authors in the Spotlight: How To Turn Your Readings Into Book Sales with Porter Anderson Join me in this spe­cial three-hour inten­sive Boot Camp ses­sion at Writer’s Digest Conference East (#WDCE) at 12:30pET on Fri­day, April 5. We’ll look at pub­lic pre­sen­ta­tion for the entre­pre­neur­ial author in an interactive, up-on-your-feet workshop format: come with two… Read More

What We Leave Behind

From February 5, 2013 An excerpt from my series of Ether for Authors columns on pub­lish­ing at Publishing Perspectives, appear­ing Tuesdays. Table of Contents Tick-TOC: Optimism Ahead What We Leave Behind: ‘There Is No Midlist’ But More Optimism: An International Startup Showcase Tick-TOC: One Week To Go It would be enough to know simply that… Read More

Ether for Authors – 11 December

Table of Contents Flex­i­bil­ity: Listening to the Publishers’ Convo Tech-ing Up: ‘Trans­for­ma­tive, Excit­ing, Alarming’ Authors on Pub­lish­ers: Who’s Sorry Now? Your Turn: Sur­vey­ing Discoverability Except Some Coun­tries: Amazon’s International Competition Craft: Sto­ry­board­ing as a Sales Tool Craft: Mak­ing the Scene Craft: Take Aim at Foot and… Con­fer­ences To Con­sider (And Tell Me Yours) Books: Read­ing… Read More

ETHER FOR AUTHORS: Sans Frontieres

By Porter Anderson / @Porter_Anderson Table of Contents Wel­come to Ether for Authors: World­wide Gas A Scamp on Skype: Penn Inter­views Wendig ‘Piracy’: Poland’s Cir­cu­la­tion of Culture Writing Digital: Two From Janestown Author Col­lec­tives: The Reader’s Second Rogue Sell­ing It: How To Piss Off Everybody New Con­fer­ences: Authors Launch & TOC Authors Books: Read­ing on… Read More