Rules are meant to be broken, right? I asked some of our editors to weigh in on rules of writing and not be negative, but we ended up with a great list of rules to break. In the end there really is only one rule to keep. 1. Write/meditate on what you know. If all...
Microsoft Word has been a reliable computer program for as long as most of us can probably remember—starting way back when computers first came onto the mainstream scene. Word is a great program, but has it become more of a habit rather than the most efficient...
History editor David Alan shares his favorite history books of 2021
L. James Rice, award winning author of the Sundering the Gods series writes about the best fantasy books of 2020.
Editor Stacy Donovan loves a good young adult book. Here are 12 of her favorites from 2020.
Looking for something new to read? Sometimes it can be hard to choose, so we asked award winning Author Helen Starbuck to share some of her favorite books she read in 2020.
Marie Valentine interviews clinical dietitian and author Jorg Wijnen about his new book, Immunity Hi, Virus Bye-Bye.
Here’s a look at the most current breakdown of the major publishing houses, their notable imprints, and a brief history of how they came to be and where they are now.
I write this from the safety of my home, where I am sheltering in place under orders from my county and the California governor. I live in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Memoir is one of the most popular genres among first-time writers. What story does one know more intimately than one’s own life? Still, writers who tackle memoirs often do so on the mistaken assumption that such a text might be straightforward and simple because it...
The spiritual message of a sacred story, designated for each of us, is the one that uplifts our own heart’s resonance, in the place where we are most confused.
How can you get chose the best kindle keywords when you publish your book ? It’s not just about finding the most searched Amazon book keywords.
The published writers and professional book editors at Book Editing Associates can help you write or revise query letters for both fiction and nonfiction books. Don’t wing it with something so important. You’ll never have another chance to make a first impression. If you believe in your book, give it the very best shot by working with experts in the field.
If you’re anything like me you want more – more fresh and fascinating Young Adult fiction. Here I pick up where I left off in early spring with my first round of this year’s favorite titles.
One editor’s take on what makes novels-to-film engaging, with top new picks for literary movie fans. Her picks for best book-to-screeen (big or small) adaptations:
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson (Netflix 2019)
Native Son by Richard Wright (HBO 2019)
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller (Hulu 2019)
A Dog’s Journey by Bruce Cameron (In theaters 2019)
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (In theaters 2019)
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz (In theaters 2019)
It: Chapter 2 by Stephen King (In theaters 2019)
Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem (In theaters Nov. 2019)
A Million Little Pieces by James Frey (In theaters Dec. 2019)