The Writing Process

The author of The Un-Faithfulness of Seun Lissa,  Damilola Ogunremi discusses the writing process. “What goes into the writing process of a book or any manuscript?” This is one question I get asked when an individual who is not already in the field wishes to write a story or want me…

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My 5 Top Writing Tips

Jan Domagala, the author of Col Sec Series, offers writers a few tips on writing and marketing. Welcome to my blog, Jan. Thank you, Michael, it’s nice to be here. I often think what advice would I give to other writers should they ask, so here, in no particular order…

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Why Do Adults Read YA Books?

It’s understandable why teens read young adult (YA) novels. The books are geared toward them. Rarely do you find teenagers interested in middle age and old age issues found in mainstream literature. So why is it that middle-aged and older adults read YA books? In a June 5, 2014 Slate.com…

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Hachette vs Amazon Book Dispute

Last year, Amazon waged an unusual public battle with America’s top 5 publishers, Hachette—a conglomeration of imprints like Little, Brown, Hyperion, and Orbit. Their published authors may sound more familiar—James Patterson, Michael Connelly, Mitch Albom, David Baldacci, and J.K. Rowling. Their argument was over Amazon’s e-book pricing and Amazon’s role…

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