By Harry Steinman
The best time to prepare a Kickstarter project is a few years ago. Your history of generosity creates a bank of goodwill from which you can draw. The second best time to prepare is right now.
On July 13, I launched a $2500 Kickstarter project that raised $3,027. Direct contributions raised an additional $1,185 for a total of $4,212
September 14, 2012 | Info
September 6, 2012 | Katrin Schumann
Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.
- Langston Hughes
I’m ashamed to admit this: I self-published my debut novel, In Leah’s Wake, not out of a burning desire to be an indie author, but in the hope of attracting a “real” publisher for my novel-in-progress
August 16, 2012 | Terri Giuliano Long
This spring, the ICA came to Grub Street seeking a partner for its “Words from the Walk” program. Grub Street’s role was to solicit our poetry instructors for poems that explored the broad theme of “Where You Are.” The ICA then selected one poem – Scott Challener’s “Leaving” – sent it to a designer, and mounted it on a glass plaque that was installed on the Harborwalk in July
August 7, 2012 | Info
Ok, I have a confession to make. I hope my publisher isn't reading this because it does not make me sound like the sharpest tool in the shed.
When my first book came out, my co-authors and I hired an outside publicist. We did not tell our publisher. We were too embarrassed. Why? It made us feel like we didn't trust our house PR team. Did we trust our house PR team? No.
When my second book came out, we did not hire an outside team