May 2014 | Urban Book Editor LLC

Writers And Editors Call Out Amazon For Going After Hachette, But Will It Matter? | TechCrunch

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books Amazon.com appears to be flexing its muscle against publishers once again. The New York Times reported this morning that Amazon had removed preorder options.. Urban Book Editor‘s insight: For as much as we love Amazon’s prices and convenience, perhaps we should be concerned…

Real-life Orange Is the New Black memoir writer Piper Kerman talks storytelling

See on Scoop.it – Writing and Editing If you’re looking for storytelling advice, it would be hard to top Piper Kerman whose memoir Orange is the New Black, about how her checkered past came back to haunt her 10 years later, is a hit TV series. She and her husband…

Community Post: 13 Smut Books By Indie Authors That Are Better Than Most Traditionally Published Books

See on Scoop.it – Words on BooksThese authors are doing it for themselves, and they make no apologies. Smut Book Club supports all good authors; we just give extra love to those who rock it on their own. Urban Book Editor‘s insight: Erotic novels have been making major moves into…

Small publishers survive in age of the digital book – The Seattle Times

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books Small publishers survive in age of the digital book The Seattle Times At the same time, there have been rare but dramatic commercial successes: The best-selling 2011 erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” started out as a self-published,… Urban Book Editor‘s insight: Small…

Is Self-Publishing Killing Books? My Journey With After the Sucker Punch Answers the Question

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books Do I think self-publishing is killing books? In a word, NO. In fact, not only do I believe self-publishing isn’t killing books, I believe it’s actually enlivened the marketplace, bringing a fresh, less structured, less filtered, more open life to the… Urban Book…

How to coexist peacefully with your books – Tribune-Review

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books How to coexist peacefully with your books Tribune-Review Those who are more expressive and don’t care about the content may choose to sort the books by color, starting with red and going through the spectrum to violet, creating a rainbow of book… Urban…

Elementary students penning novels – News & Observer

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books News & Observer Elementary students penning novels News & Observer At age 9, when most kids begin reading chapter books, Emily Meinert has already published her first novel. Urban Book Editor‘s insight: Fabulous! Nine-year-old authors are making their mark on the publishing world….

‘Unbiblical’ Book Leads to Split Between Christian Publisher and Prominent … – TheBlaze.com

See on Scoop.it – Words on Books TheBlaze.com ‘Unbiblical’ Book Leads to Split Between Christian Publisher and Prominent … Urban Book Editor‘s insight: ‘Unbiblical’ Book Leads to Split Between Christian Publisher and Prominent … – TheBlaze.com | @scoopit http://sco.lt/… See on www.theblaze.com

The Fiction Desk Ghost Story Competition

See on Scoop.it – Writing and Editing Information on the new ghost story writing competition from The Fiction Desk. (Ghost story writing competition by @thefictiondesk with a first prize of £500. Deadline 30 May. Urban Book Editor‘s insight: Here’s another writing competition. The deadline is fast approaching, so it’s time…

Rush Limbaugh wins Childrens Book ‘Author of the Year’ Award, trash talks Michelle Obama in same week

See on Scoop.it – Writing and Editing Rush Limbaugh, the radio pundit liberals love to hate was this week recognized as the children’s book Author of the Year by the Children’s Book Council, even while he dissed those drawing attention to the 300 schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria. Urban Book Editor‘s…