Che Gilson

5 On: Che Gilson

Author Che Gilson discusses what she as an unagented author learned to look for in publishing contracts, designing your own cover art, the necessity of continually creating new material, and more.
Publishing With a Small Press: Straddling the Indie-Traditional Gap

Publishing With a Small Press: Straddling the Indie-Traditional Gap

Working with a small press is an option many authors never consider. It’s the shadowy middle ground between self-pub and a Big Five contract.
Harry Bingham between houses

Why Authors Walk Away From Good, Big 5 Publishers

UK author Harry Bingham describes the four stages of his career, and why he's decided to self-publish after good experiences with traditional houses.
Smart Set

Will Self-Pub Dwindle When There’s Less Backlist for Authors to Exploit?

Welcome to the weekly The Smart Set, where I curate new smart reads about the publishing and media industry. I also point to issues and
Closed for Business / Maistora / Flickr

Do You Hold E-Rights to Your Traditionally Published Book?

I recently received this very challenging question and scenario from traditionally published author Dr. Liz Alexander. I have an issue
Jane Knows

When’s the Right Time to Leave Your Big Six Publisher?

I received the following question from published author Lisa Earle McLeod—who I remember first meeting at a Foothills Writers Guild