Of Antlers and New Representation

Of Antlers and New Representation

Day 36 (?) of lockdown, and my hair is approaching true unruliness–even before lockdown started I was overdue for a hair cut by a week or two. Now, well, I’m at risk of kick-starting a mullet. But, you know, it’s for a good cause: if staying home...

Seal of Approval

It’s not often that I’m in the position to help out a fellow writer. However, today is one of those days–I was able to offer a blurb for a really great book of short stories that’s coming out in October 2016. Kait Heacock’s short story...

I Am Not Embarrassed.

Let us discuss literary fiction and sales. It’s no secret that it’s incredibly difficult to sell a novel that is considered literary fiction, and that sales of literary fiction have been decreasing to the point where writers have been bemoaning the death...

BEA to BookCon: What’s the Difference?

Discontent is brewing, and for once it has nothing to do with the constant snow. For those of us who love books and/or are involved in the publishing industry in some way, BookExpoAmerica (BEA) is the mothership. It’s a place for discovery–booksellers,...