Posted on 01/19/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

C.S. Lakin feels so strongly about the importance of capturing your character’s voice that she has returned to it in...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 01/19/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

In school, we studied the romantic, realism, and modernist periods of literature. Our grandchildren may find themselves leaning about the...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Politics

Posted on 01/19/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ursula K. Le Guin may have passed away three years ago, but she's still making headlines: the US Postal Service...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 01/19/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Regular readers are already aware that The Great Gatsby has entered the public domain, opening the doors to such spinoffs...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Classic literature

Posted on 01/19/2021 at 09:51 AM by Guest Author

For an ebook to stand out on Amazon, a solid description that compels readers to buy is a must. Discover...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 01/19/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A new production company will adapt two acclaimed books by Black authors — with the writers themselves serving as co-executive...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 01/18/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The relatively new Carol Shields Prize for Fiction has received a huge boost: a $250,000 donation from Melinda Gates. The...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 01/18/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Senator Josh Hawley has found a new publisher, though his previous one will actually still distribute it. The Guardian reports...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 01/18/2021 at 11:50 AM by Jeffrey Bruner

Here is the average cost per click, by genre, for books promoted in The Fussy Librarian's free-ebook newsletter from January...

Categories: Library Updates

Posted on 01/18/2021 at 10:07 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We don’t blame anyone for trying to forget most of 2020. But we would suggest that you remember the shady...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Writer Beware