Writer’s Digest

David Gaughran announces Writer’s Digest split with Author Solutions brand

By Paul St John Mackintosh
June 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

As readers may remember, in February David Gaughran reported that UK book trade bible The Bookseller had severed its advertising links with Penguin Random House vanity press powerhouse Author Solutions, and would no longer accept advertising from any of its brands. Gaughran has now followed up with [...]

Writer’s Digest and Author Solutions: A refresher

By Paul St John Mackintosh
February 17, 2014 // 1 Comment

Following David Gaughran’s revelation that The Bookseller, the top UK book trade journal, would henceforth stop accepting ads from Penguin Random House vanity platform Author Solutions, I did a little digging into one of The Bookseller‘s Stateside peers, Writer’s Digest, [...]

Latest DBW Author Survey results give more info on authors’ publishing cycle

By Paul St John Mackintosh
February 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

The latest bulletin on the results of the 2014 Digital Book World and Writer’s Digest Author Survey, put together from the responses of over 9000 authors by Dana Beth Weinberg, Professor of Sociology at Queens College – CUNY, and DBW/Writer’s Digest, aims to demonstrate how writers are [...]

Literary sins you'll love to commit, courtesy of Writer's Digest

By libertyc
December 17, 2013 // 4 Comments

Publishing Talk Daily, with its sometimes charmingly bizarre curatorial policy, has just picked up and headlined a piece from The Write Life dating back to August – but as it purports to be good writing advice and hasn’t appeared on TeleRead yet, I thought I’d cover it. Entitled [...]

Why do writers publish? What do they make? Social science findings from DBW

By libertyc
December 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Digital Book World has released the first three excerpts from some extremely detailed social science research into the practices and performance of writers, based on a joint survey with Writer’s Digest under the direction of  Dana Beth Weinberg, Harvard University alumnus and Professor of [...]

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