My First Post (From Ireland)

On December 16, I left the United States for a 2-week vacation in Ireland. A key objective while I’m here (in the quiet and remote Aran Islands) is to rebuild my homepage.

Good progress today.

Posted in Travel.

Jane Friedman (@JaneFriedman) has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in digital media strategy for authors and publishers. She is the publisher of The Hot Sheet, the essential newsletter on the publishing industry for authors, and was named Publishing Commentator of the Year by Digital Book World in 2019.

In addition to being a columnist for Publishers Weekly, Jane is a professor with The Great Courses, which released her 24-lecture series, How to Publish Your Book. Her book for creative writers, The Business of Being a Writer (University of Chicago Press), received a starred review from Library Journal.

Jane speaks regularly at conferences and industry events such as BookExpo America, Digital Book World, and the AWP Conference, and has served on panels with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Creative Work Fund. Find out more.

Join the conversation

6 Comment threads
0 Thread replies
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
3 Comment authors
Writing on the Ether: The Age of Amazon | Jane FriedmanSpringtime For Amazon | PubletariatKnownhumanJane FriedmanJim Recent comment authors

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

newest oldest most voted
Notify of

Hello Jane, welcome to our island, your photo is indicative of the stoney nature of the place. Have a great time while here and I hope you managed to meet some of the aspiring writers who live on Inis Mór. Happy Christmas and a wonderful 2010, you could come back and visit us again!


Woohoo! 1 – I am more than just a little jealous, and 2 – congrats on getting the home page up. Though I don't know if I approve of you doing that while on vacation.


[…] the rest of the post on Jane Friedman’s […]


[…] the leading lights in the strong lineup of speakers at Writers Digest Conference (#WDC12) — more about that is in this edition of the Ether here, with my secret code for a discount. Do join us […]