Hugh Howey


Authors Dissatisfied with Publisher Relationships

Publishers Marketplace recently provided a flood of statistics on author/publisher relationships.  Surprising to me, half the author respondents expressed dissatisfaction with their respective publishers.  It must be mentioned, however, that the poll was potentially skewed. While Writer’s Digest sponsored the survey, 40 percent of the author respondents were from Hugh […]


Hugh Howey and WOLL and Successful E-Book Pricing

In this piece I’m offering excerpts from an interview with Jupiter, Florida’s, Hugh Howey, who’s had substantial success by selling his WOLL Sci-Fi series in a digital format for $.99 per volume.  To get an idea of how well regarded Mr. Howey is with Amazon, the firm’s vice president of […]


Good Stories Sell Books Regardless of the Medium

Longtime Newsletter subscriber and client James Babb recently received an order for 180 copies of THE DEVIL’S BACKBONE from a single school in Arkansas! At present, 4,000 copies of his book are in the hands of his avid fans. Another client, Mike Hartner, has compiled his totals for I, WALTER, […]