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Rock Bottom Remainders on tour April 20-24

April 21, 2010

Tags: authors, tour

The Rock Bottom Remainders, the band of authors, on their annual tour (April 20-24, DC, Philadelphia, New York, and Boston). Read the blog. Original members were: Dave Barry,Tad Bartimus, Roy Blount, Jr., Michael Dorris, Robert Fulghum, Kathi Kamen Goldmark, Matt Groening, (more…)

Jonathan Karp puts authors center front in 12 Steps to Better Book Publishing

April 21, 2009

Tags: book publishing, authors, marketing, editing, publishing process

"We all like to believe we are essential to a book's success, but the truth is, we are a marginal factor. The author, and the book, matter most, followed by the media, booksellers and readers. We're facilitators. The most important decisions we make are at the acquisition and positioning stages. That's where sales and (more…)