Did you buy books for the holidays?

- by Diana Pharaoh Francis

The book industry is in trouble–who isn’t? I don’t know how much trouble, but layoffs are everywhere and book sales are not that great. Yadda yadda–like it’s news. I hate that. I love books. Bookstores are a little slice of heaven. The perfect place on the planet. Libraries come close (except I have to bring […]

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Fearless Leader: Ninc Projects & Committees

- by Laura Resnick

In previous blogs on this site, I’ve talked about Ninc activities and member benefits such as the annual Ninc conference (blog date 07/26); our exceptional monthly publication, Nink (08/02); the Ninc Legal Fund (08/22); Ninclink (09/29); and Ninc.com (10/27). While that’s already quite a lot, given our modest annual dues (see “Join Ninc” on Ninc.com […]

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Fearless Leader: About Ninclink

- by Laura Resnick

One of Novelists, Inc.’s most popular features is Ninclink, the members-only e-list where Ninc members talk about almost everything imaginable—but mostly about writing books, selling books, researching books, the writing life, editors, agents, the publishing industry, the book market, electronic rights, piracy, writing software, good resources for office supplies, whether self-promotion is valuable or not […]

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Fearless Leader: About Ninc.com

- by Laura Resnick

As you may (or may not) have noticed by now, the brand new Novelists, Inc. website has gone live! Go take a look at it, at Ninc.com. We decided to completely redesign, reorganize, and overhaul the website in 2008, to make Ninc.com a more welcoming and informative site for virtual travelers on the Worldwide Web, […]

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