“Sometimes, as a writer, you think, ‘plot wise, this should happen now, but this guy would never do that…’ I think that’s one of the reason in genre fiction that many characters aren’t drawn in any detail. Once their psychology becomes apparent, it’s harder to make them jump through hoops to suit the story.” – Irvine Welsh
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Swedish Writer Uses The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published to Land Major Swedish Publisher
“The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published resulted in an incredible support and personal commitment from my publisher, editor, publicity and marketing team, and sales representatives.”
“It’s the greatest time in history to be a novelist.”
How to build your social network/platform without getting lost in the time suck.
Caroline Leavitt On Overcoming Nasty Writing Teachers, How to Write a Bestseller and Never Giving Up
Never give up, says Caroline Leavitt.
The Book Doctors Interview Agent Extraordinaire Mollie Glick on Trends, Self-Publishing & Truth Versus Fiction
A couple of years ago we did a Pitchapalooza (think American Idol for books) in Kansas City. Our winner, Genn Albin, gave an outrageously amazing pitch for her dystopian YA trilogy. This led to an enormous buzz around her book, Crewel. Many agents were interested in her and she asked us for our […]
We first met Kevin Sampsell when David did his tour for his first memoir Chicken. On his Portland stop, David was scheduled to read at Powell’s, one of the great bookstores not only in America, but in the known universe. He went to college in Portland, and started going to Powell’s when he was an […]
I first met Mark Coker over the Internet. Which seems appropriate, given how he has done such great things for writers in the world of ebooks. I was trying to upload a book onto his company’s website, Smashwords. I have a problem formatting files. I’m very bad at it. It’s a weakness. I’m not […]
sweet review of pitchapalooza from randa’s fans, by a total cynic skeptic.
georgetown patch on pitchapalooza @ politics & prose http://georgetown.patch.com/blog_posts/country-mouse-review-of-pitchapalooza-part-1-introduction
Some small advice about how to get published & whatnot on Gotham Writer’s Wokrshop website! http://www.writingclasses.com/WritersResources/AuthorAdviceDetail.php/author_id/195073
Washington Post with a lovely piece about David Henry Sterry, Arielle Eckstut, P0litics & Prose, The Book Doctors & Pitchapalooza
My new Huffington Post piece about Khet Mar, an amazing author & inspiring activist who was thrown into prison for her writing. http://huff.to/yqPgwY
Pitchapalooza Comes to Ridgewood Book Ends, April 20, 7-9 PM The Book Doctors, aka, Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry, authors of The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published, will be making a house call in Ridgewood, New Jersey at Book Ends, April 20, 7 PM. They want YOU to pitch your book at […]
Our own Herb Schaffner displaying his big brain and sharing some big love for The Essential Guide.
We were lucky enough to be interviewed by a truly funny and gracious human being who works for NBC. Contradiction in terms? Apparently not. His name is Ben Aaron, and he was very very good to us.
“Writers now have breathtaking new ways of connecting with and getting their work directly into the hands of readers. And they no longer have to rely on a small group of publishing experts in order to get published. Because there is no barrier to to publishing”, write publishing experts and Book Doctors, Arielle Eckstut and […]
Cool writer dude we interviewed for The Essential Guide to Publishing http://jakonrath.blogspot.com/2010/05/shaken-by-ja-konrath-press-release.html