Writing the Past: An Indie Success Story

An indie author looks to his ancestral history to write his debut children’s book. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #debut children #ancestral history #indie author

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Writing the Past: An Indie Success Story'


Indie Success: Writing off the Map

From indie to mainstream, Caribbean authors are finding readers—and landing publishing deals—in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #indie success


Mining for Truth: An Indie Success Story

A BookLife Prize finalist discusses her newly published historical fiction novel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #historical fiction


Oh, the Humanity!: An Indie Success Story

Indie coauthors envision a future with a more human-centered approach to technology. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


Indie Presses and Bookstores Discuss Strategies for Success at PNBA

New marketing approaches and sustainable publishing were two of the main topics on the final day of the PNBA fall meeting. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #final day #main topics #indie presses


Indie Publishers Start to Look Past the Pandemic

Having weathered two trying years, American independent presses are finding themselves hopeful about 2022. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


London indie championing short stories to launch in March

Independent press Scratch Books, "dedicated to the art of the short story", is to launch in London in March, kicking off with an event featuring authors including Irenosen Okojie and Sarah Hall. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-24 22:49:58 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #short stories #short story


In ‘Last Resort,’ a Writer Turns a Friend’s Story Into a Smash Success

Andrew Lipstein’s entertaining debut novel mines comedy from an aspiring author’s ethically questionable path to publication. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-01-19 10:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #debut novel #andrew lipstein


Jabari Asim on Decolonized Souls, Black Love, and Writing the Past

When I reviewed Jabari Asim’s first short story collection, A Taste of Honey (2010),  I knew him to be a prominent essayist and cultural critic, author of What Obama Means and The N Word, former Washington Post deputy books editor and editor in chief of the iconic The Crisis, the journal of the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-12 09:49:19 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #books editor #cultural critic


Alex Hyde | 'If I was ever going to write something, I was going to start with this story'

Academic Alex Hyde‘s first novel is a lyrical tale about two women named Violet during the Second World War. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-26 18:23:13 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #first novel #world war


All Stories reveals its 14 writing mentees

An Arts Council-funded scheme to support writers from a range of underrepresented backgrounds has revealed its first intake of 14 budding writers, who will be mentored by book editors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-02 21:17:19 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book editors #underrepresented backgrounds #support writers


New indie bookshop nods to Bristol's 'radical past and present'

A new independent bookshop which nods to Bristol’s “radical past and present” has opened in the city’s Harbourside area, near where Edward Colston's statue was brought down last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-25 11:33:12 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookshop #independent bookshop


Indie Publishers Embrace Success

Like the big trade publishers, many independent publishers had surprisingly good years last year—and they were particularly well-poised to quickly adapt to market conditions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #market conditions #independent publishers


Indie bookshop celebrating women's writing opens in Edinburgh

An independent bookshop spotlighting women’s writing is opening in Edinburgh today (6th August), inspired by a successful book club.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-06 19:47:21 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookshop


22 Books That Helped Me Write the Story of My Transition

As a trans person, I spent most of my life with my head in a book imagining other lives, other bodies, and other histories. In some ways, my memoir is an amalgamation of all the books that kept me curious, kept me thinking it was worth it to keep going. Sometimes it was to dream […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-26 09:48:49 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #memoir


Indie Success: The Road Less Traveled

We’re closing out this difficult year with indie books that embody the principles of kindness, beauty, and gratitude. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #difficult year #indie success


Raven Leilani | 'I wanted to write a story about a young black woman who is unvarnished on the page'

"The first time we have sex, we are both fully clothed, at our desks during working hours, bathed in blue computer light.” So begins Luster, the extraordinary début novel from American author Raven Leilani, which has caused a sensation in the US and deserves to do the same here. The... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-01 23:03:04 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #american author #white man #working hours #raven leilani


Indie Success: Touching the Depths

A collection of personal vignettes examines the quiet hilarity of 21st-century married life and art. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #indie success


Mirror Books lands story of Audrey Hepburn's secret resistance past

Mirror Books has landed the “extraordinary” true story of Audrey Hepburn and her time as a resistance fighter during World War II, written by Robert Matzen. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-07 00:33:13 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #mirror books #audrey hepburn


Indie Success: Word by Word

The winner of the BookLife Prize Nonfiction Contest is a collaborative project as unique as its subjects—and contributors Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #indie success