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Favorites Seldom Win Book Awards

Favorites seldom win major book awards.  To this point, an aspect of publishing I concentrated on over the years involves bestseller lists.  I mentioned in a Newsletter, originally broadcast on November 18, 2014, that the National Book Awards were being announced the next day, and to look for the winners.  […]


Debut Big Literary Fiction Big Bucks

A recent article from The Wall Street Journal, “Betting Big on Literary Newcomers,” discusses advances paid for “debut” Literary Fiction–and last year four were in excess of one million dollars. This article flies in the face of naysayers implying that Literary Fiction is perhaps the toughest genre of crack. First, […]


Quality Literature Major-Imprint Focus 2

Quality literature really does matter to the mainstream publishing houses.  In this long article I’m going to be discussing why mainstream publishers are crucial for the success of every writer, no matter how this author enters the world of becoming published.  My starting point is to suggest taking a look […]