News

Announcing the 2017 First Novel Prize Long List

The winner receives a $10,000 prize with each shortlisted author receiving $1,000. The short list for the award will be announced in September 2017 and the prize will be given at The Center for Fiction’s Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner held on December 5, 2017.

Indie Groundbreaking Publisher

Height of Land Publications

by Anais Mohr / October 2017

Publishing can be an uphill battle, but the team at Height of Land Publications continues their trek toward becoming a multimedia platform in the backcountry and outdoor adventure genres.

Tech Desk

From the Tech Desk

by Craig Manning / October 2017

Reedsy allows independent authors to put together the kinds of professional teams they would get from a publishing company.

Indie Groundbreaking Book

Leo Fender

by Craig Manning / October 2017

This book provides an intimate look at the man behind the music.

Book Review

The Breaking of a Wave

by Fabio Genovesi

"Waves of pleasure thinking about sex, waves of shock as bullies pounce, waves of grief, waves on which to surf and waves to survey while sitting on the beach eating pizza: these are the small waves of our main characters’ ordinary time."

Book Review

The Gringo Champion

by Aura Xilonen

"Fairy tale endings aren’t common among illegal immigrants; I didn’t want this fiction to spread false hopes. But the book exceeds my expectations."

Book Review

Pieces of Me: Rescuing My Kidnapped Daughters

by Lizbeth Meredith

Aptly punctuated within her traumatic story, Meredith shares about the domestic violence that riddled her marriage, as well as her emotionally and physically tainted childhood: “I unwittingly [became] my mother’s accomplice in her abduction of me.”

Book Review

The Weight of Lies

By Emily Carpenter

A book within a book, The Weight of Lies is a modern day thriller exploring mysteries from the past.

Features

Celebrating the Best of Children's Publishing
Celebrating the Best of Children's Publishing

by Lauren White / October 2017

The 2017 Carle Honors

FastPencil
FastPencil

by Lauren White / October 2017

A Look at the Writing Platform

Psychotherapy and Memoir
Psychotherapy and Memoir

by Patricia Reis / October 2017

The Talking Cure and the Writing Cure

Writing Inspiration Tips
Writing Inspiration Tips

by Brad Schreiber / October 2017

Advice from an IPPY-Winner

Coming This Month
Coming This Month

by Lauren White / October 2017

Notable October Indie Press Releases

Announcing the Results of the 9th Annual Living Now Awards
Announcing the Results of the 9th Annual Living Now Awards

September 2017

Recognizing the Year's Best Books for Better Living