Seven ways authors can make the most of Goodreads

So you’re an author and you’ve just registered with Goodreads. Now what? From both sides of the fence, as both an author and a publisher, I’ve got 7 tips for getting started and making the most of this amazing social network for readers. 1. First, claim your books. When you’re new to Goodreads, you first …

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What you can do for your favorite authors…

I came across an excellent blog post (with thanks to Serena at the fabulous Savvy Verse & Wit blog) by author Alma Katsu¬†called Five Simple Things You Can Do To Help Your Favorite Author,¬†which not only offers insights into what it’s really like to publish a book but delivers a call to action for friends/fans …

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Q&A with John Colman Wood, author of The Names of Things

Q & A with John Wood, author of The Names of Things By Melody Condon Q: The Names of Things is a portrait of a marriage as well as a story about grief. In creating a cross-cultural look at marriage and death, what was involved in researching this book? A: I suppose the research came …

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