Stanice Anderson, traditionally published author, inspirational speaker, and performance artist reveals why and how a series of unfortunate circumstances and her unwavering faith led her to self-publish her third and latest book, Walking on Water When the Ground Ain’t Enuf.


Why literary agents and editors may just not be that into you. Plus videogame and publishing companies collaborate on an anthology of stories.


by Gloria Mallette
I called myself a writer when I sold my very first book, When We Practice to Deceive, but it wasn’t until the release of my ninth book, Living, Breathing Lies, that I truly felt like a writer, which happens to be at the time I returned to self-publishing.


by Trice Hickman
I will never forget the day I started writing my first novel. I’d been plagued by writer’s block for years, but one sunny Wednesday morning in March 2004, I had a breakthrough! I sat at my computer and watched in amazement as words flowed like sweet water from my fingertips to the keyboard [...]


Imagine Star Jones, Marlee Matlin, Dionne Warwick, Lisa Rinna, NeNe Leakes, LaToya Jackson, Richard Hatch, Lil John, and Gary Busey all competing to create a children’s book, or any book for that matter. That’s exactly what will happen on Sunday’s episode of Celebrity Apprentice. The two teams will create a children’s picture book and be judged by [...]


Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, and others are predicting a rapid death of big publishing, primarily due to self-publishing. Although the traditional publishing industry is changing dramatically, it’s way premature to predict its outright obliteration. Yes, some authors, both previously unpublished and published, have had success at self-publishing. A few, such as Amanda Hocking are [...]


  The method described here is pretty much how I found my agent years ago, except it’s been updated to reflect the growth of the Internet. First, get a reputable directory of literary agents that includes the types of authors the agents represent. You can buy directories in bookstores, use them in your local library, [...]

{ 1 comment }