- Climate Change and the Future of Publishing
Our future quite literally depends on it.Brooke Warner is publisher of She Writes Press and SparkPress, president of Warner Coaching Inc., and author of Green-light Your Book and What’s Your Book?
- Why Indie Authors Have to Spend Money to Make Money
In the world of authorship, making it starts with believing you’re worth it, so make a commitment, big or small, and give yourself the gift of support or learning or retreat—and please share what it is or will be in the comments below.Brooke Warner is publisher of She Writes Press a
- What's Next for Hybrid Publishing
We’re tapping on industry doors and witnessing some acceptance and some pushback, but, since we’re here to stay, we’ll just let our books do the talking.Brooke Warner is publisher of She Writes Press and SparkPress, president of Warner Coaching, and author of Green-Light Your Book (
- What Writers Need to Know about Envy
And finally there’s inner confidence, which is ours for the taking, so be like my son and embrace how awesome it is to be a runner-up, with your eye on the long game and the future yours for the taking.Brooke Warner is publisher of She Writes Press and SparkPress, president of
- How to Become a Content Machine and Why Success Depends on It
You can influence it, and you must.Brooke Warner is publisher of She Writes Press and SparkPress, president of Warner Coaching Inc., and author of Green-light Your Book (June 2016) and What’s Your Book?
- The Trouble with Big Deals
Brooke Warner is publisher of She Writes Press and SparkPress, a TEDx speaker, writing coach, and author of Write On, Sisters!
- Reframing Publishing Success
My advice to debut authors about publishing success is this: change that 10,000 benchmark to 1,000 for the first book; learn everything there is to learn about book publishing and apply those lessons the next time around; be in it for the long haul; and celebrate the small victories, suc
- Autofiction: What It Is and What It Isn’t
But, as a champion of memoir, I worry about what happens when the silencing that Cusk spoke of starts to become an exodus of would-be memoirists to autofiction, and what we might lose when authors don’t claim their truth.Brooke Warner is the publisher of She Writes Press and SparkPress,
- The Measures That Matter
These are the measures that matter—the measures that will give authors the most insurance in the end.Brooke Warner is the publisher of She Writes Press and SparkPress, a TEDx speaker, a writing coach, and the author of Write On, Sisters!
- What It Would Take to Disrupt the Publishing Industry
Trading in paper as we do, and given the dire need to reduce carbon emissions, it is time, from the standpoint of global urgency, to reimagine how we do what we do, not only for our industry, our profits, and our authors, but for our future and for the next generation of
- Taping into TED to Boost Your Author Platform
I remember sitting on a publishing panel about a year after The Oprah Winfrey Show aired its final episode and discussing how she had disappeared from recent book proposals.
- Knowing Your Worth: Finding Value in Self-Publishing
“I need to find out if my book truly has value,” the author sitting before me said, by way of explaining why she’d be shopping her second book to traditional publishers.
- Fighting Racism at Home and Abroad: PW Talks with Max Brooks
Initially this was a movie script that I started in the late ’90s at the time TNT had done The Tuskegee Airmen, the original Tuskegee airmen film with Cuba Gooding and Malcolm-Jamal Warner.
- A Look at Eagle Brook
Not only did Altea contact Davis’s dead father when the then-skeptic (and Warner editor) was acquiring Altea's first book, The Eagle and The Rose, but the medium also envisioned Eagle Brook, Davis's future Vermont home and imprint namesake.
- The Twelve
FYI: Under the pseudonym Brooks Stanwood, the authors also wrote The Glow and Seventh Child.