You wrote a children’s book? We have an app for that. The percentage of children who have read an e-book has almost doubled since 2010, to 46 percent. Times are changing and thanks to e-readers, the book publishing industry is too. E-books are able to be read on your computer, e-reader, smartphone or tablet, making…Read more
Who is J.L. Robb? J.L. Robb is a husband, father and grandfather. He served four years as a U.S. Navy Corps man during the Vietnam Conflict, graduated with a B.S in Zoology from N.C. State University and is the President of the Duluth Civitan Club. He currently lives in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. The…Read more
So, you have written, edited and printed your book. Congratulations! You have accomplished quite an achievement and you should be extremely proud. Now you are about to face your greatest challenge yet: convincing your fellow literary lovers that they should read your book. It is a noisy world out there: the average person receives thousands…Read more
One of the top reasons readers purchase a particular book is the book’s endorsements and reviews. Yet many books don’t include a single endorsement on their cover or have a single review on the major online retailers’ sites. Endorsements and reviews provide confirmation of the book’s quality and remove uncertainty from the transaction. Online reviews…Read more
One week from today, on Sept. 24, we’ll be celebrating the 116th birthday of one of America’s greatest authors: F. Scott Fitzgerald. His book, The Great Gatsby, has inspired generations and remained relevant in our pop culture, even 87 years after it was originally published. Throughout those 87 years, it has been adapted into film on four different occasions. And in 2013, we’ll see Jay Gatsby on screen again thanks to director Baz Luhrmann.