Oxford Dictionaries declared last week that the 2015 “word” of the year is the tears of joy emoji. When well-schooled lexicographers decide that an emoticon is more fitting for the honor than an actual word, it’s easy to become cynical about the future of books. But rather than succumb to that urge, we decided to focus on the happenings and developments in the publishing industry that benefit authors, books, and the written word. In this piece, we look at more publishing options for authors, business books awards and best of lists, and the update of an industry classic.
By this point, we all know that content is king in the new media landscape, and many authors have become accustomed to writing for the media. One of the holy grails of book publicity is The New York Times Sunday Review opinion section. But business book authors who have successfully placed their writing in the […]
Anne Fisher is a contributor to both Fortune.com and CNNMoney.com, where she covers workplace and small business topics, respectively. Our work with Annie centers on her Fortune.com work, where she has been writing her “Ask Annie” career column since 1996. In it, she helps readers navigate booms, recessions, changing industries, and changing ideas about what’s […]