Bookstagram for Authors

As an author, engaging with the bookstagram community is a crucial aspect of growing your audience. Having your book featured on a bookstagram account can help you reach new readers.

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Careful What You Tweet For

If we can learn one thing from Rowling’s activities, is that while social media is a great tool for authors, it can also be an instrument of destruction. Therefore, we’ve created a list of four guidelines to help authors use their social media to provide a personal, meaningful connection that doesn’t waste your time or blow back in your face.

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Toxic Romance: People of Color

We need to continue to push the conversation on why inclusivity in all literature is important. As publishers and gatekeepers of content, we must do our due diligence to serve all readers. It simply isn’t right or fair that large swaths of Americans are not seeing themselves in the books they read.

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Toxic Romance: LGBTQ Representation

Stories with LGBTQ themes have been around since the origins of Greek mythology, but in the year 2020 it is still hard to consider LGBTQ literature as truly part of the mainstream.

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Toxic Romance: Body Types

Romance writing has long been celebrated for giving women a voice in literature. Yet, the genre is failing to do more, including show a range of body types.

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Social Media for Authors

Although there are no hard numbers on how social media impacts book sales, it is an incredibly powerful tool for promotion and recognition. However, leveraging social media can be a daunting task. We’re here to break down the basics and help you take that first step in building your online brand.

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Toxic Romance: Consent

In the wake of #MeToo revelations, it became clear that the way we treat sexual violence and victims of sexual violence in this country needs to change. Many blamed the media. Many more blamed the victims. And some—including former presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton—blamed romance novels.

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Publishing 101

Publishing is a complex and multifaceted industry. If you’ve written a book and are looking to get published, but don’t know how, we’ve broken down the ins and outs of publishing you need to know.

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