First James Patterson joins RWA and now Hiassen is selling a romance?
Regan was responsible for the Simpson book. Apparently, she had great discretion in what books would be published under her imprint using the HarperCollins money. She produced such bestsellers as How to Make Love Like a Porn Star by Jenna Jameson and Juiced by Jose Canseco. According to Newsweek, Regan’s ... more >
Publishers Weekly has an article up about the new faces of romance. I’ve read three of the books featured and Meljean Brook’s book, Demon Angel, is the class of the bunch. Hers is not to be missed.
Slate offered up a column on how Google Book Search can be used to combat plagiarism. Says Paul Collins “Google Book Search contains hundreds of millions of printed pages, and yet after just a few words, the likelihood of the sentence’s replication scales down dramatically.” In related news, noted jurist ... more >
Aultbea Publishing is setting new records by signing and publishing Christopher Beale’s children’s book, 1,500-word five-chapter novel called This and Last Season’s Excursions. Mr. Beale was 6 years old and 118 days when his opus was completed. He is now busy translating his book into Italian (a language in which ... more >
Penguin announced that it will release some classics with blank, art ready covers so that the reader can sketch, paint, decoupage their own cover. I love this idea and think it would make great gifts. Ned is so handy with the stick figure art. :)