Barnes & Noble CEO Uses Amazon to Justify His Company’s Continued Existence

by Laura Northrup at the Consumerist In the age of online shopping, are bookstores irrelevant? The new CEO of big-box bookstore chain Barnes & Noble doesn’t think so. If they were, why would Amazon be opening physical bookstores across the country, with a new one opening in New York City tomorrow? He sees this growth as… Read More Barnes & Noble CEO Uses Amazon to Justify His Company’s Continued Existence

Getting in the Money Mindset: A Basic Financial Plan for New Authors

  by Kate Colby Back when I first discussed my goal of full-time authorship (and again when I reflected on my first full year as a published author), a few readers expressed interest in learning more about my plan to become a full-time author. In short, I’ve had to realize that, if I want writing to be my job,… Read More Getting in the Money Mindset: A Basic Financial Plan for New Authors

Writers: Why You Need to Learn How to Give a Good Critique

  by Mary Kate Pagano I’ve written before about where to find critique partners but I wanted to touch on something just as important… … namely why you should be a good critique partner yourself. A good critique partner is an incredible asset. And I don’t believe they’re made overnight. Learning how to give useful, good critique is a… Read More Writers: Why You Need to Learn How to Give a Good Critique