Indie Authors: How to Get Visible in Libraries

We’re jazzed to have a visit this week from one of the most respected journalists in the publishing industry. Porter Anderson‘s resumé includes CNN, The Dallas Times Herald, and the Village Voice. He also writes for online biggies like Writer Unboxed, ThoughtCatalog, and FutureBook. He visits most of the major publishing industry conferences worldwide and… Read More

A breakthrough for 'Ethical Authors'?

Big Idea, Uncertain Reception The FutureBook Conference plenary was in an upbeat late-afternoon mood. Abbie Headon, managing and commissioning editor at Summersdale, had stepped forward during the Big Ideas session to recommend we all remember the value of “people power.” Her earnest and soft-spoken appeal — the phrase “warm and fuzzy” comes to mind —… Read More