I’m always wary of groupthink, so I purposely have not read any news coverage of BookExpo America last week. I don’t like the impressions of others to bleed into my own. I suspect, though, that attendance was down due to its move... Read More
You spent years on the manuscript, making sure every paragraph, every word, every punctuation mark is precisely the one you want. Mazel tov. You did it your way and you’re ready to send your indie book out into the world. Wait. Darnit.... Read More
Illustration by Troy DeShano First, admit it: no matter what business you’re in, you’re also a tech company. Butcher, baker, or candlestick-maker, there’s some element of your business that involves you adapting to changing... Read More
While book sales have had their ups and downs in the past few years, there is one very vocal segment of the industry that seems to seeing only ups: audiobooks. It could be the rise of the smart phone, or more time being spent in cars, or... Read More
I recently returned from my tenth annual trip to Beijing for the international book fair held there at the end of every summer. Leaving Traverse City, Michigan, at its seasonal peak for a chaotic, smog-filled, hot and humid visit to Asia... Read More
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