Category Archives: publishing

5 Books To Watch Out For This Fall

By Josie Urwin, Publicist   There are heaps of buzz-worthy books coming out this fall. Everyone’s talking about Jonathan Franzen’s Purity, Garth Risk Hallberg’s City on Fire (the 900-page behemoth that garnered a $2 million advance from Knopf), Salman Rushdie’s … Continue reading

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Do Authors Need a Social Media Legal Handbook?

photo credit By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer, SVP   Social media is all over the place, and the legal system struggles to keep up with it.  Further, the masses using social media, especially authors to promote their books, are … Continue reading

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Who Are The All-time Best-Selling Novelists?

By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer, SVP   Which books are the all-time bestsellers?  Let’s preface the answer with this: no one really knows for sure. Why?  Sales records are quite poor and incomplete, and generally favor more recent books, … Continue reading

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Business Book Authors: Every Business Event You Need To Know Thru December 2015

The following business events calendar appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To subscribe for future editions, click here. Every business author should be anticipating certain annual events during the year for possible tie in interviews. Bylined articles … Continue reading

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Author Q&A: New York Times Bestselling Author Discusses the Miracle of Freedom

  Chris Stewart, Co-author of the New York Times bestseller, The Miracle of Freedom: Seven Tipping Points That Saved the World, has set out to help us understand the history of democracy, and to see that many historical events that led us to the … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Matt Holt, Publisher at Wiley

The following Q&A appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To subscribe for future editions, click here.   MEDIA CONNECT: Do you mind being approached by an author directly instead of through an agent? Matt Holt: Direct communication with … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Ellen Kadin, Executive Editor at AMACOM

The following Q&A appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To subscribe for future editions, click here.   MC: Do you mind being approached by an author directly instead of through an agent? Ellen Kadin: Not at all.   … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Tom Miller, Literary Agent with Sanford J. Greenburger Associates

 The following Q&A appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To subscribe for future editions, click here. MEDIA CONNECT: What information do you need from an author on their initial contact with you? Tom Miller: I prefer to get … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Donya Dickerson, Executive Editor At McGraw-Hill

The following Q&A appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To subscribe for future editions, click here. MEDIA CONNECT: Do you mind being approached by an author directly instead of through an agent? Donya Dickerson: I do take unsolicited … Continue reading

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Author Q&A with Charles Morgan: New Book Tells the Story of the Man Who Paved the Way for the Big Data Revolution

Corporations, marketers, and governments are exploring the practical and legal limits of collecting and utilizing Big Data.  One man began thinking about its value decades before anyone else, and he’s revealing his professional insights, personal experiences, and career triumphs in … Continue reading

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