Musings on Writing & Publishing

Why Are Avid Book Readers Reading Less?

Americans reported to Gallup they read on average 12.6 books during 2021. This is the smallest number since Gallup began ...

On Publishing from a Remote Island off Maine

How does one man living on a remote island off the coast of Maine end up publishing novels so good ...
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When Dead Writers Speak . . .

When dead writers speak . . . at a recent estate sale, I came upon the book A Reader for ...
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The What vs. The Who

When I founded Publerati ten years ago, one of my core guiding principles was to help The What regain lost ...
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Why Are Publishers Happy About Missing Out on the Digital Revolution?

The chart you see above is from Gallup and Pew measuring the percentage of adults in the U.S. who have ...
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The Future of Small-Batch Publishing

(This post first appeared on the BookBusiness Website.) One of the great backlashes in our era of conglomerates is the ...
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Ten Helpful Tips for Novelists

Let’s face it, writing fiction is a daunting undertaking. It’s heartening that so many people want to write novels, and ...
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Trash Talking

No, I’m not here to trash paper. I’m here to discuss different usages of paper and the ones that are ...
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The Changing Face of Publishing

(This first appeared under a different title on the Book Business Website.) Let me preface this by saying I run a literary ...
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New Ways for Authors

This first appeared on Book Business, under a different title.) One of the most fascinating aspects of new technologies is how ...
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#ebookschangelives

The more I read and hear from near and far, the more I realize that ebooks are changing many lives ...

Announcing “Publishing Outsights”

Someone made the mistake of asking me for my opinions on book publishing. So I will be offering them through ...