Plagiarism and the Link – How one author got sued when his publisher forgot to include the proper hyperlinks in his article. Read this article before write another thing.
Legal Issues for Authors – Particularly Those Who Self-Publish – An interview with Paul Rapp and attorney who specializes in intellectual property law. (Click here for his many articles on various topics in this area.)
How Many Copies Does It Take To Be an Amazon Bestseller? – Fascinating article that tries to answer every author’s question. But the use of BookScan as a threshold immediately creates controversy because not everyone sees it as authoritative. Here are links to articles that dispute the accuracy of BookScan because of it being limited to only stores that report to them. (Here and here.)
Thomas Nelson Revives Two Imprints – Nelson Books will be headed by Brian Hampton. W Publishing will be headed by Matt Bauer.
Virginia Woolf on How to Read a Book – Who’s afraid to read this article?
“To read a novel is a difficult and complex art. You must be capable not only of great fineness of perception, but of great boldness of imagination if you are going to make use of all that the novelist — the great artist — gives you.” – Virginia Woolf
Life Emerges Inside Elaborately Carved Wooden Books – Amazing works of art by Nino Orlandi. Click through to see more. I have clipped one example below to whet your appetite.