Notes on New Directions in Self-Publishing

Editors Toronto paired with PWAC Toronto Chapter to present a panel on self-publishing. The following post is from freelance editor Michelle MacAlees's blog Many thanks to Michelle for giving BoldFace permission to cross-post this post. by Michelle MacAleese “Self-publishing [used to be] a scar; now it’s a tattoo.”— Greg White Last night [Tuesday, March 27, … Continue reading Notes on New Directions in Self-Publishing

Q&A: Linden MacIntyre on the author/editor relationship

What do authors think about editors? What do authors think makes the difference between a good editor and a great editor? Previously, BoldFace asked internationally bestselling author Mary Lawson about her experience working with editors. This time we posed the same questions to Linden MacIntyre, a renowned journalist whose work has earned him multiple awards … Continue reading Q&A: Linden MacIntyre on the author/editor relationship

Q&A: Mary Lawson on the author/editor relationship

What do authors think about editors? What do authors think makes the difference between a good editor and a great editor? Previously, BoldFace asked children’s author and illustrator Jeremy Tankard about his experience working with editors. This time we posed the same questions to London, United Kingdom–based, internationally bestselling author Mary Lawson, who penned Road … Continue reading Q&A: Mary Lawson on the author/editor relationship

Q&A: Author Jeremy Tankard on the author/editor relationship

What do authors think about editors? What do authors think makes the difference between a good editor and a great editor? Previously, BoldFace asked author Nina Munteanu about her experience working with editors. This time we posed the same questions to Jeremy Tankard, an award-winning Vancouver-based children’s author and illustrator. His books include Grumpy Bird … Continue reading Q&A: Author Jeremy Tankard on the author/editor relationship

Q&A: Author Elizabeth Berg on the author/editor relationship

What do authors think about editors? What do authors think makes the difference between a good editor and a great editor? In March, BoldFace asked author Andrew J. Borkowski about his experience working with editors. This time we posed the same questions to Chicago-based, award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg, whose books have … Continue reading Q&A: Author Elizabeth Berg on the author/editor relationship

Q&A: Author Andrew J. Borkowski on the author/editor relationship

What do authors think about editors? What do authors think makes the difference between a good editor and a great editor? In January, BoldFace asked author Andrew Pyper about his experience working with editors. This time we posed the same questions to Andrew J. Borkowski, a Toronto-based writer, editor, journalist, musician, and author of the … Continue reading Q&A: Author Andrew J. Borkowski on the author/editor relationship

Q&A: Author Andrew Pyper on the author/editor relationship

Ever wonder what authors think of book editors? We did, too! Here’s what award-winning, best-selling, Toronto-based author Andrew Pyper (The Demonologist, The Guardians, Lost Girls) has to say about being edited, as well as the difference between what makes a good editor and a great editor. Q&A conducted by Jennifer D. Foster Overall, what’s been your … Continue reading Q&A: Author Andrew Pyper on the author/editor relationship

Crowdfunding for authors: Spread the love…and the risk

By Carol Harrison How do you make a small fortune in publishing? Start with a big fortune. Pretty gloomy, huh? Well, when stalwarts such as Key Porter Books (2010) and Douglas and McIntyre (2012) go bankrupt or must sell off their assets, it sends shivers up the spines of not only established authors but also … Continue reading Crowdfunding for authors: Spread the love…and the risk