Words for Word Nerds

GalleyCat (one of my fave publishing blogs) has a great post with two new words for us biblio- and logophiles: Abibliophobia*: the fear of running out of reading material (from Smart Bitches) Tsundoku: the act of letting books pile up unread. Both have great illustrations. Thank you, GalleyCat and Smart Bitches! *I originally thought the […]

Buyer Beware: Is Author Solutions a “Vanity Press”?

According to Publishers Weekly, a number of authors have brought a class-action suit against Author Solutions publishing, claiming that it is engaged in “deceitful, dubious business practices.” The authors claim that Author Solutions “have marketed themselves as an independent publisher with a reputation for outstanding quality and impressive book sales, … Instead, [Author Solutions is] […]