Anthony Bourdain had three things to say in this Sydney Writers’ Festival conversation that were particularly relevant to writers rather than readers.
A book is a project taking months — or years — and it’s easy to lose sight of tasks, goals, milestones and achievements. If ever there were a time for a personal productivity tool like personal kanban, writing a book is it.
An interview about ebook design and the business of self-publishing with Joel Friedlander, author of “A Self-Publisher’s Companion”.
AA Gill spoke amusingly and interestingly to Caroline Baum at the Sydney Writers’ Festival.
Karen McQuestion is one of the original Kindle self-publishing success stories. This interview covers her journey from unpublished author to Kindle self-publisher and AmazonEncore author, including her tips for authors wanting to do the same.
Blogging expert Debbie Weil talks about blogging as part of your author platform.
Delabarre Publishing combines elements of traditional publishing (like paying advances) with the tools of self-publishing and the expertise of a professional to work with a writer through the process and promotion of the book.
Australian bookshops are fighting rumours of their impending demise. National Bookshop Day in August was a very public way of announcing they still mean business.
Cheryl Strayed knows what it’s like when Oprah calls, because her mobile phone rang one day and it was Oprah on the line. I asked her what that was like…
The future is full of books but there are even more ways to tell a story today. And one of them elected a president. Twice.
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