How Black Books Lit My Way Along The Appalachian Trail
"I can confirm that one does not walk 2,000 miles across the face of this country as a black woman without building up an incredible sense of self."
Case study of one author's Amazon ranks
British indie author Jane Steen examines the impact of Amazon's imprints on the categories targeted by her self-published novels and learns interesting lessons
How Brian Selznick Created a Delightful Book Trailer for ‘The Marvels’ (Exclusive Video)
The author made a miniature theater, a tiny paper ship and a little dragon with a bendable spine and bright red tongue, to bring his story to life.
The Mugging Advice that is Totally Misguided — Jetli.com
There is a lot of mugging advice out there, but one common tip can end up getting you in more trouble more often than not.
Top 6 Mistakes People Make Self Publishing a Book!
So. Many. Mistakes. I kind of wish I could go back in time and do my first book over again. But I can't. So instead I wrote another book. And messed that one...
What Happened To The 9-Year-Old Smoking In Mary Ellen Mark's Photo?
The photographer, who died last month, has a famous portfolio of arresting images. Among them is a shot of two children in 1990. Amanda thought the photo shoot would change her life. It did not.
Report: Harriet Tubman To Replace Jackson On The $20 Bill
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is scheduled to announce Wednesday that Harriet Tubman will replace former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.
Washington Gardener Magazine March 2017
The March 2017 issue of Washington Gardener Magazine is now out. Inside this issue: James Madison’s Montpelier: A History in Trees How Dahlias Provide Garden Diversity Your Garden Tasks To-do List Our 4 Favorite Asian Vegetables to Grow Local Gardening Events Calendar Ready, Set, Seed! Reviewing the Best Propagation Equipment Join the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Predatory Mites to the Rescue! And much more… Note that any submissions, event listings, and advertisements for the April 2017 issue are due by April 10. Subscribe to Washington Gardener Magazine today to have the monthly publication sent to your inbox as a PDF several days before it is available online. You can use the PayPal (credit card) online order form here: www.washingtongardener.com/index_files/subscribe.htm
What Children's Publishers Read at Home with Kids
We asked children’s publishers to tell us about a book they’d especially enjoyed reading with a child in their lives.