SJGA Agent/Author Lindsay Ribar

- by Karen Sandler

A chat with Lindsay Ribar, Sanford J. Greenburger Associates agent and upcoming Dial author. • Tell us a little about yourself personally and professionally—where you went to school, where you’ve worked, favorite or unusual hobbies. Well, I went to school at NYU.  I actually started out as an acting major, in the musical theatre program […]

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Writer/Cover Artist Kimberly Van Meter

- by Dara Girard

Tell us about yourself. I’ve always been a writer. I wrote my first book at 15 on my mother’s old portable typewriter and I went into journalism after realizing that I needed to parlay my writing talent into something that could provide an immediate paycheck. My first book was published in 2006 with Harlequin Superromance, […]

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A Bookstore in Your Pocket, a World in our Hands

- by Elaine Isaak

The Novelists, Inc annual conference is coming to a close–alas!– with a great talk by Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, a platform for creating and distributing e-books.  One of the difficulties of traditional publishing he pointed out is the limited distribution rights often controlled under various contracts, leading, as he points out, to frustrations like […]

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Author, Author! bookstore founder Laura Hayden

- by Dara Girard

Tell us a little about yourself. I was an early reader and ran out of kids’ books around age 10.  That’s when I started reading adult-level books. I think I started writing around age twelve to fill a void between my reading level and the books available to me.  Now, we call it fanfic, but […]

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