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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Get Your Sweet Romances Here, Astraea Press

- by Vonna Harper

Stephanie Griffin: Owner & Editor in Chief aka Stephanie Taylor After spending over six years working with authors and gaining editing experience from five different e-publishers, Stephanie decided to open her own business after seeing a gap in the e-publishing industry for non-erotic, sweeter publishers. While she doesn’t envision Astraea Press as a solely inspirational publisher, […]

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Belgrave House/Regency Reads

- by Vonna Harper

From the fingers of Neff Rotter Belgrave House has been offering ebooks since 2000. We started small but our list has grown over the years to over 600 ebooks and 60+ authors. Several years ago,  Regency Reads was spun off to handle only the sale of Regency and Georgian romances, as they were by far – […]

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Going Back to the Beach

- by Shannon Donnelly

It’s almost a year ago since the last NINC conference, which inspired me to get my books back into print. The conference was a game-changer for me. I came in a little lost, with only the assurance of other writer friends that this was a conference I had to attend. I listened, met a lot […]

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