Monthly Archives: December 2014

It’s all about your book’s platform

December 8, 2014
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Wannabe authors are sick of hearing agents and publishers asking the same question: “Tell me about the platform for your book?” But there is a reason for the question. After all, authors are asking publishers to invest in their book and, for that investment, the publisher is rightly asking if it is a risk worth […]

4 things to know about publishing your book

December 3, 2014
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I just exchanged a series of emails with one of our authors regarding an issue we needed to resolve with our printer. Our emails soon turned into a discussion of values, ideas, and other strange thoughts. As I was thinking about my response to her last message I thought: “This is kind of like having […]

Bill Cosby: The truth is ugly. A Coverup is worse

December 1, 2014
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There is a teachable opportunity in the whole lurid details emerging in the recent news regarding Bill Cosby. The beloved comedian, actor, and advocate for education has recently come under attack by over a dozen women who claim he drugged then raped them many years ago. Crimes that have long outlived the statutes of limitations. […]