Categotry Archives: Industry News

BOOK REVIEW VS. BOOK REPORT

BOOK REVIEW VS. BOOK REPORT?? Are you writing a book report when you mean to write a book review?  Do you know for certain which is which?  Hopefully, these tips will help you decide. So when I was in the fourth grade and my teacher, Mrs. Krabappel, assigned us a book report on “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”, it… (more…)

THE FUTURE OF NEW ADULT….

Many years ago when I was a “green” blogger, I was introduced to a new age group which was just surfacing; New Adult.  Over the years, I’ve found there are many misconceptions about what this term means.   What does New Adult actually mean?  Is it a real genre? Is it accepted by publishing houses?  Do retailers make room for these… (more…)

AUTHORS, BLOGGERS & PLAGIARISM….OH MY!

Once upon a time, in a much different literary world, I read Flat Out Love by Jessica Park.  It was my first book on my brand new Kindle.  At the time, Ms. Park was an Indie Author and I was introduced to the Indie publishing world for the first time.  I went on to read Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire,… (more…)