Infographic: Do You Know The Difference Between Literary, Upmarket and Commercial Fiction?

Knowing how to categorize your work is one of the most important skills a writer needs to know–especially while querying. Here’s an infographic to help. It’s not perfect and there are many places that writers won’t fit into and that doesn’t mean it’s not a marketable book. However, learning how to market yourself starts withContinue reading “Infographic: Do You Know The Difference Between Literary, Upmarket and Commercial Fiction?”

Cover Reveal: LOSING THE LIGHT by Andrea Dunlop

I can’t wait for everyone to read this book! It’s THE VACATIONERS meets THE TALENTED MR RIPLEY. Get ready to pre-order right here! First step: the cover reveal for LOSING THE LIGHT!   Coming February 23rd, 2016 from Atria Books  Thirty-year-old Brooke Thompson prepares to leave Manhattan and her 20’s behind to move upstate with herContinue reading “Cover Reveal: LOSING THE LIGHT by Andrea Dunlop”

Publishing: Where Art Meets Commerce

Publishing is a very fine balance of discovering and nurturing literary talent while finding a way to commodify and disseminate to the masses. I wholly appreciate literary fiction, but fiction that borderlines on experimental is difficult to sell in commercial publishing. Experimental fiction plays with form, voice, technique and style. This is to be distinguished between high-concept and genre developing fiction whichContinue reading “Publishing: Where Art Meets Commerce”