Publishing

John Rain Is Back!

Barry Eisler, beloved and prodigious author of thrillers, celebrated the release of his thirteenth novel, Zero Sum, at Kepler’s Books in Menlo Park, CA this summer. During the introduction, author Keith Raffel aptly compared Eisler to John le Carré for his tightly-plotted novels, rich with spy tradecraft and understated prose, based on real-life experience as

The Birth of a Novel, Part 8: Publicists, Brand, and Platform

The Golden Handcuffs: Once publishers (with or without literary agents) express interest in your manuscript for publication, it’s time to evaluate your legal rights, financial position, and the publicity needed to bring your work to the attention of the public. Regardless of the publication route you’ve chosen, you will need an author’s “platform” and a

August 24th, 2016|Publishing, Writing|