Six big Ways to Promote Your Book Before Publishing by Daniela McVicker

Marketing will play a huge role in the sales of your book, and you need to invest your time and energy into putting together a pre-publishing promotion strategy. That means that you'll be using different means of informing people about your new book and evoking their interest in buying and reading it.

Have you always wanted to write a novel? Here are 5 tips for turning that idea into a work of Art.

These days there are many people who feel they have a story to tell, and want to write a book. If you are one of them and don't have a clue how to get started, here are five helpful tips to get things rolling.

Five tips for writing in a literary collaboration

Writing in a literary collaboration is demanding, maybe even excruciating at times. It can nonetheless become an exquisite experience of friendship and growth — if you learn to navigate this collaboration like a pro.

Nearly one-in-five Americans now listen to audiobooks

Americans are spreading their book consumption across several formats, and the use of audiobooks is rising.

In France, A Debate About Kissing A Traditional Custom Goodbye

Mayor Aude Picard-Wolff told 73 municipal counselors she would no longer greet them with the customary two-cheek kiss, known as la bise, which she said wastes time and is unhygienic and sexist.

With Greater Economic Strength, India Believes Its 'Time Has Come'

"I don't think India wants to be a formal U.S. ally," says Alyssa Ayres, author of Our Time Has Come: How India Is Making Its Place in the World. "It sees alliance relationships as too constraining."

What History And Fiction Teach Us About Women And Power

Psychologist Tania Lombrozo considers two books: In one, we learn what ancient Greece can tell us about Twitter trolls and, in the other, we're shown a world in which women have power over men.

Man As God: 'Frankenstein' Turns 200

Mary Shelley cautioned us of the dangers of extending science into realms where we have little control of the outcomes; may we all read her tale ? and take in its lessons, says Marcelo Gleiser.

California threatens to shut down small booksellers

Today, Pacific Legal Foundation filed a First Amendment lawsuit, Passage v. Becerra, on behalf of Bay Area bookstore Book Passage, and its co-owner, Bill Petrocelli.

National Book Critics Circle Announces Finalists for 2016 Awards

New York, NY (January 17, 2017) - Today the NBCC announced its 30 finalists in six categories ? autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry ? for the outstanding books of 2016.

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