Things I Wish I Knew: Taylor Jenkins Reid, 4 Books Later

For the next instalment of “Things I Wish I Knew,” this author needs no introduction: Taylor Jenkins Reid. She is an author, essayist, and TV writer from Acton, Massachusetts. Her debut novel, Forever, Interrupted, has been optioned with Dakota Johnson attached to star. She is adapting her second book, After I Do, for Freeform, formerly known as ABC Family. Her mostContinue reading “Things I Wish I Knew: Taylor Jenkins Reid, 4 Books Later”

Things I Wish I Knew: Navigating Publishing Contracts

I’m obviously pro-agent. I believe we add huge value to a writer’s career in all areas, but most importantly protecting their intellectual property rights through their contracts. However, sometimes writers get into contract situations without an agent and don’t know what to do. Or, some writers like to learn about the business side of things. ThisContinue reading “Things I Wish I Knew: Navigating Publishing Contracts”

Things I Wish I Knew: Book Baristas Tips for Social Media

If you don’t know about Book Baristas you’re probably not on Instagram. Book Baristas, at the time of writing, has approximately 80,000 Instagram followers and is certainly one of the most followed and respected “bookstagramers” around. If you’re on Instagram be sure to follow her! If you’re on the fence about the power of Instagram for booksContinue reading “Things I Wish I Knew: Book Baristas Tips for Social Media”

Things I Wish I Knew: Q&A with Book Sales Rep Vanessa Di Gregorio

The sales department is something that authors usually feel really removed from. It’s something that happens to their book and often they’re not really sure what that department does. I’m so thrilled to have Vanessa Di Gregorio on the blog today. She’s a publishing sales representative with Ambersand Inc. (a sales rep agency) and blogger forContinue reading “Things I Wish I Knew: Q&A with Book Sales Rep Vanessa Di Gregorio”