Digital Publisher Seeks Manuscripts for New Publishing Platform

ReadershiponScreen-CindyFazziAre you ready to show your manuscript to the world? Readership, a crowd-sourced digital publisher, is open to submissions. It recently launched a new publishing platform that allows readers to decide which manuscripts will get published through a voting system.  Read the full post »

Why Romance Author Jen Colly Didn’t Always Like Books

Jen Colly-inthedarkMost authors have been writing since childhood—not romance author Jen Colly. “Writing never once crossed my mind. I didn’t even like to read,” she said. Her resistance wasn’t because she didn’t like books, she just didn’t like being told what to read. Read the full post »

Love, Lattes, Mutants…And a Chance to Win a Prize

LovelattesCoverRomance author Sandra Cox is giving away unique raffle prizes to celebrate the release of her fantasy paranormal book, “Love, Lattes and Mutants.” Read the full post »

Cover Reveal: A.S. Fenichel’s “Deception”

DECEPTION_hi-res by Morgan Pielli jpegIn A.S. Fenichel’s paranormal historical romance, “Deception,” demons threaten regency London and only the beautiful Lillian Dellacourt can stop them. Read the full post »

Publishing Debate: Is Amazon the Reader’s Friend?

Paperbacks-CindyFazziPicA recent debate in New York City featured two teams arguing the motion—is Amazon the reader’s friend? Before the debate, 41 percent of audience members voted in favor of the motion, while 28 percent voted against it, with 31 percent undecided. After the debate, 42 percent agreed with the motion and 50 percent disagreed, making the latter the winner. Read the full post »

The Art of a Book Cover: “In His Corner”

InHisCorner-Cover-VinaArnoWhat was your first thought when you saw this book cover? I hope it’s fighter or sports or romance or sexy or just plain sizzling hot guy! Read the full post »

Kensington Publishing Seeks Manuscripts for Writing Contest and Submission Call

New FictionKensington Publishing Corp. is sponsoring a writing contest and accepting submissions for its Lyrical Press imprint. If you have an unpublished romance, suspense/thriller, young adult, or new adult manuscript, get ready to submit. Read the full post »

Print Books Enjoyed a Surge in Sales Last Year

Books Sign-CindyFazziPicI’m not about to give up print books. Perhaps I never will. The good news: there are many people like me, judging by the 2.4 percent increase in sales of print books last year. Read the full post »

Small Presses: 2 Publishers Open to Unagented Submissions

ManuscriptPic1-CindyFazziSmall and independent publishers often cater to an alternative market not targeted by big publishers. They are usually more flexible about accepting unsolicited manuscripts from unagented writers. If you’re looking for a traditional publisher, check out these two small presses. Read the full post »

Top 9 Female Characters in Literature

GonewiththeWind-CindyFazziPicSome books I like for their clever plots or unexpected denouements, others for their dazzling narratives. But the books I cherish are those with memorable characters, especially heroines. Read the full post »

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