Are Print Publishers Really Doomed?

This is a series I wrote and released on this day seven years ago. As it turns out, I was prophetic.  Just about everything I spoke about in this series is more or less the state of the industry right now...or heading there.   For that reason, I'm bringing it forward again, so it doesn't get

2018-09-25T13:47:45-06:00Saturday, September 29, 2018|Categories: The Romance Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Who Says Vampire Romance Books are Dying?

I don’t know about you, but I keep hearing these rumblings about vampire stories and vampire romances dying out. Back when I was still thought getting a New York book deal was a good idea, and was submitting manuscripts to agents and the odd editor, I was getting feedback even then telling me they were

How To Break Into The Erotic Romance Market – 2013 Update

I get asked how to go about getting published in the erotic market almost weekly – usually via private email. I have faithfully answered all those emails over the last few years, despite there already being a lengthy article on the site that answers the question exactly and in detail. (“How To Break Into The

Because Indie Legacy Published Books Are Full of Typos

Because Indie Legacy Published Books Are Full of Typos Indie authors have permanently scarred psyches.  They know their books are going to be scrutinized for errors, typos, grammar mistakes, and the most obscure misinterpretations of the English language possible…all to be held up in the air by some rabid indie-critic who will declare triumphantly in

About The Industry – Be The Monkey

Actually, if you know what choosing to be the monkey really means, you'd recoil.  But it's a diverting title for a book that is really a long conversation between two big names in publishing.  One, Barry Eisler, is a New York Times Bestselling writer who has turned his back on the legacy publishing model and

Do I Have to Buy Indie Books?

This is the fourth post in a series. Part 1: Are Print Publishers Really Doomed? Part 2: Are Print Books Really Doomed? Part 3: Do I HAVE To Read E-Books? Part 4: Do I Have to Buy Indie Books? _____ Even if you've braved the new frontiers and you're the proud owner of your very

Are Print Publishers Really Doomed?

This is the first post in a series. Part 1: Are Print Publishers Really Doomed? Part 2: Are Print Books Really Doomed? Part 3: Do I HAVE To Read E-Books? Part 4: Do I Have to Buy Indie Books? _____ Are print publishers really doomed? In a word, no. Oh, the industry is going through

2011-09-29T08:48:01-06:00Thursday, September 29, 2011|Categories: The Romance Industry|Tags: , , , , , |
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