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Celebrating University Press Week

Published: November 14, 2016

The Association of American University Presses (AAUP) University Press Week is being held November 14 – 19, 2016. The theme of this year’s Press Week is Community: from the community of a discipline to a regional home and culture, from the shared discourse of a campus to a bookstore's community of readers.

What the U.S. Presidential Election Results Mean for the Publishing Industry

Published: November 10, 2016

Whether you’re happy with the final result or not, the 2016 Presidential Election is over. While it remains to be seen what the long-term effects of the election will be, there will be plenty of short-term effects across all industries. Here are 3 ways the U.S. Presidential Election results will impact the publishing industry:

The Kinfolk Completes YA Series The Five Stones Trilogy

Published: October 28, 2016

In July 2014, G.A. Morgan released The Fog of Forgetting, Book One of The Five Stones Trilogy which has been called an “adventure trilogy for young readers and readers who are young at heart.” The Fog of Forgetting was the first work of fiction for G.A. Morgan who had previously written several illustrated nonfiction works under her full name, Genevieve Morgan. Learn more about the popular young adult series now that the final book of the trilogy, The Kinfolk, is available:

Social Media Best Practices for Authors

Published: October 21, 2016

Social media activity is a great way for an author to gain a following and build their brand. In fact, a robust social media presence can even generate interest from publishers since authors with an established audience are attractive. While many authors understand the importance of social media, they still aren’t using it properly. Remember, using social media to build an author brand is a learned skill and is much different than using it for personal use. Here are 5 social media best practices for authors to follow:

October New Releases from Bookmasters’ Publishers: Part 2

Published: October 14, 2016

Check out some more of Bookmasters/AtlasBooks’ publishers’ releases for October 2016:

October New Releases from Bookmasters’ Publishers: Part 1

Published: October 07, 2016

Check out some of Bookmasters/AtlasBooks’ publishers’ releases for October 2016:

September New Releases from Bookmasters’ Publishers: Part 2

Published: September 30, 2016

Check out some more of Bookmasters’ publishers’ newest releases for September 2016:

September New Releases from Bookmasters’ Publishers: Part 1

Published: September 29, 2016

Check out some of Bookmasters’ publishers’ newest releases for September 2016:

World Building Tips for Authors

Published: September 22, 2016

When writing a story, it’s important to not only fully develop your characters but also the world in which they live. World building is a crucial element of storytelling, whether the world exists in a fictional place or a real place. It’s not just about deciding on a setting, but developing that setting down to the smallest details that will guide the story. Here are 5 world building tips: