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Digital Initiatives are Top Priority

Simon and Schuster is creating a new position within it’s company to bolster it’s presence in digital publishing. Publishers Weekly reports that Elinor Hirschhorn has been hired into the new position titled Chief Digital Officer. S&S CEO Carolyn Reidy states… more

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Amazonian Numbers

From Publishers Weekly: The Publishers Weekly Stock Index managed to eke out a 1.7% increase last year, thanks largely to Amazon.com. Shares soared nearly 135% while the stock fortunes of traditional book stores fared much worse, particularly Borders Group, which… more

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Giants Win! Giants Win!

Okay readers, don’t get too bent out of shape, this is not a sports article about why I loved seeing the Giants win (or better yet, having Tom Brady lose).   Earlier in the week there was an interesting article on… more

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Regnery Suit Dismissed

The Federal court dismissed the suit brought by five Regnery authors ruling “Each plaintiff voluntarily entered into a publishing contract with Regnery, and all parties contracted to resolve their disputes in arbitration, not in court”. Judge Huvelle notes that the… more

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Nalini Singh and the Fab 5

Nalini Singh, Meljean Brook, Jaci Burton, Dakota Cassidy & Joey Hill are running a contest “Fab 5 of Feb 5″ to help promo their upcoming February releases. Each author is hosting an interview question they would like you to answer… more

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Query Saturday: No. 1 Brokeback 1919

Inspired by the Fangs, Fur and Fantasy Query festival, we are offering up the first of who knows how many queries for Query Saturday.   The query is anonymous.   Anyone is welcome to comment.   Published authors may do so under their… more