Here’s one easy way to build your audience
Cover mentions. Every author loves them, but do they actually help sell magazines?
An early experiment in on-demand magazine publishing.
We’re about as far away from Agent J’s Noisy Cricket as you can get….
An excellent summary of Science Fiction in China, 2015
“It’s exactly what I asked for, but it’s not what I want!” Conveying artistic desires is not an easy task for anyone concerned!
This week, Steve hypes his local convention and talks to best-selling ebook writer Ed Howdershelt, plus there’s advice on writing and selling ebooks!
Self-publishing or publishing scam?
Maybe it should be the goal of mainstream literary editors to find at least one genre novel a week that deserves a lengthy review
There are at least seven excellent reasons to write short stories
Applying ecological principals to book publishing
MIchael explains how marketing your book is like a Presidential hopeful going to the down dump to drum up support.
Technology breeds independence.
What went right and what went wrong during Arisia weekend.
Translating art babble, one word at a time.
The language of art collecting can be strange, wonderful and at times totally mystifying to outsiders. It’s a vocabulary rife with very specific descriptors (“etching, serigraph, remarque”) as well as a baffling assortment of slang, jargon and doubletalk. As peculiar to the ears as the language of techies or circus carnies, it also can be […]
Christine Rose signs with Rabid Fan Boy
The artful collector talks about illustrations, and the blurred line between private and commercial art.
The enormous media interest in self-publishing has been fired by the breakthrough success of Wool by Hugh Howey, so SF is leading the way in this field. It’s strange therefore to hear the Guardian’s flamboyant Books section editor Claire Armistead warning that “It’s all too easy to dismiss the self-publishing sector as a wilderness of elves, sex and high-school romcoms”.
A discourse on publishing a science fiction magazine in Spanish – which may just be a bit harder than doing one in English.
A look at self-publishing promotional strategies.
Is there anything to the idea that one can truly INVEST in collectibles – like comic books and illustration art – the way one invests in treasury bonds, equities and real estate?
Jane Frank had one last thing to add to her Art Hierarchies: Familiarity.
An interview with the author of The Road To Digital Publication and the Nocturnal Lives series.
Our proven expert, Michael J. Sullivan, lays out a marketing plan designed to generate buzz (and sales) for books.
Michael J. Sullivan has been delivering some of the best advice and insight into self-publishing offered on the web, and he’s not stopping yet. Today – how to get yourself an awesome cover!
Jane Frank, the Artful Collector, discusses actual and perceived value of handmade art.
We seem to keep getting lucky here in the UK. We got to see Thor 2 ahead of the US, and now we’ve gotten The Wolverine on DVD and Blu-Ray first, too.
A different approach to publishing projects