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Jed Donahue Discusses the Rebirth of Conservative Publishing in New York

November 15, 2003 12:00 am Published by Comments Off on Jed Donahue Discusses the Rebirth of Conservative Publishing in New York

The New York publishing industry--cleaving mostly to the political left for decades--is at last striving to create a more balanced literary landscape. Two major publishers, Crown (Random House) and Penguin Putnam each recently launched new conservative socioeconomic and political lines, reflecting (or perhaps cashing in on) the changing mood of the country under a Republican President, a GOP majority in the House, Senate, and among U.S.governors.


Lissa Warren Lists Ten Things to Do If Your Book's Not Getting Media Attention

November 15, 2003 12:00 am Published by Comments Off on Lissa Warren Lists Ten Things to Do If Your Book's Not Getting Media Attention

The Savvy Author's Guide to Book Publicity —due for release in February 2004 by Carroll & Graf—is an essential reference for writers-—from the self-published to those published by major houses. Author Lissa Warren is Senior Director of Publicity for Da Capo Press, a member of the New York-based Perseus Books Group.


Adrian Zackheim Discusses the Rebirth of Conservative Publishing in New York

November 1, 2003 12:00 am Published by Comments Off on Adrian Zackheim Discusses the Rebirth of Conservative Publishing in New York

The New York publishing industry—cleaving mostly to the political left for decades—is at last striving to create a more balanced literary landscape. Two major publishers, Penguin Putnam an Crown (Random House), each recently launched new conservative socioeconomic and political lines, reflecting (or perhaps cashing in on) the changing mood of the country under a Republican President, a GOP majority in the House, Senate, and among U.S.governors.


Michaela Hamilton: A New Kind of Energy at Kensington

October 15, 2003 12:00 am Published by Comments Off on Michaela Hamilton: A New Kind of Energy at Kensington

There's a new kind of energy at Kensington Publishing Corp. And it has been building since Michaela Hamilton ascended the elevator at 850 Third Avenue two years ago. After a 25-year career in book publishing (including 10 years as editor-in-chief of NAL) and a few years at freelance editing, Michaela got the offer from Kensington founder and CEO Walter Zacharius to become the company's new editor-in-chief. Now this ball of fire has the freedom to realize a vision she and Walter share.


Absolutely American: Four Years at West Point by David Lipsky

October 1, 2003 12:00 am Published by Comments Off on Absolutely American: Four Years at West Point by David Lipsky

F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote to a young friend seeking advice on her writing: "You've got to sell your heart, your strongest reactions, not the little minor things that only touch you lightly. . . " Now, acclaimed contemporary novelist and journalist David Lipsky, a fan of Fitzgerald, has done just that.


COMMON SHOCK Kaethe Weingarten Aims to Give Us Hope

September 1, 2003 12:00 am Published by Comments Off on COMMON SHOCK Kaethe Weingarten Aims to Give Us Hope

In today's world, witnessing violence, both personal and societal, has become a common experience. Kaethe Weingarten, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School-based trauma expert, wanted to prove that we, as individuals, have the power to lessen the impact of witnessing trauma in our society


Jack Warner's Shikar, the Book That Made It Because Somebody Believed

August 15, 2003 12:00 am Published by Comments Off on Jack Warner's Shikar, the Book That Made It Because Somebody Believed

Jack Warner has been writing stories for his entire working career. He spent 32 years with United Press International and 13 years with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Even so, it took Jack five years to sell his first novel, two days after he retired at the age of 63.


Dr. Keith Ablow Talks About Creating a Gifted Killer

August 1, 2003 12:00 am Published by Comments Off on Dr. Keith Ablow Talks About Creating a Gifted Killer

PSYCHOPATH, Dr. Keith Ablow's fourth thriller in the popular Frank Clevenger series, was released in July 2003 by St. Martin's Press. Here, the author discusses how he originated the idea for the series, how he found a publisher, and how he finds time to write while juggling a busy career as a forensic psychiatrist.


Erica Spindler Talks About Her Latest Book: IN SILENCE

July 1, 2003 12:00 am Published by Comments Off on Erica Spindler Talks About Her Latest Book: IN SILENCE

Erica Spindler, USA Today bestselling author, just released her ninth suspense novel, IN SILENCE, from MIRA this June. The paperback version of another of her thrillers, DEAD RUN, was released earlier this summer. She has also published 11 romance novels.