From our friends Porter Anderson and Jane Friedman – a special deal on a nifty new newsletter just for authors — with plenty of news worth paying for!
The Hot Sheet is the essential publishing industry newsletter for authors delivered every other Wednesday via email.
It’s brought to you by Jane Friedman and Porter Anderson, who interpret the most important publishing news and report to you only the select information you need to know.
Among the highlights: Links of Interest to authors, an “On the List” entry, the Hot Sheet Index of fast facts and critical stats, and more. Best of all, it comes to you from two folks truly “in the know” when it comes to all aspects of the publishing world and the continuous disruptions taking place each and every month!
Writer and professor Jane Friedman (@JaneFriedman) has more than 15 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in digital media strategy for authors and publishers. From 2001–2010 she worked at Writer’s Digest, where she ultimately became publisher and editorial director; more recently, she served as the digital editor for the Virginia Quarterly Review. Jane specializes in educating authors about the publishing industry, and is known for thought-provoking talks on the future of authorship. She currently teaches digital media and publishing at the University of Virginia and is a columnist for Publishers Weekly.
Journalist, speaker, and consultant Porter Anderson (@Porter_Anderson) is Associate Editor for The Bookseller’s The FutureBook in London. A former news anchor, correspondent, editor, and producer, he now focuses his coverage on publishing. His analysis is read at New York’s Thought Catalog, and he programs conference events for IDPF, Frankfurt Book Fair, The Bookseller, and Novelists Inc. He has worked with CNN International, CNN.com, The Village Voice, Dallas Times Herald, Publishing Perspectives, Rome’s UN World Food Programme, and Copenhagen’s INDEX. He is a Fellow with the National Critics Institute.
What specific types of issues will be covered in The Hot Sheet?
Anything that potentially affects how and where authors publish, how much authors earn, and major services for authors—these developments are all fair game. Take a look at a sample issue (or two) to get a feel for what they do.
- Developments related to book retail, whether print or ebook, online or in stores
- Major initiatives or changes at traditional publishers
- Controversial articles or posts being discussed in the author community
- New publishing industry reports or statistics
- Updates on lawsuits or legal issues pertaining to authors
- New services or companies serving the author community
- Emerging developments in publishing strategies and successes
Best of all, the price won’t dent your marketing budget. With a retail price of $59.95 (same as our Winner Circle annual price!) you’ll get a full year of serious author intel. BUT, as a member of the WWW tribe, Jane and Porter will go you one better with a special holiday season offer! Use promo code WWW15 to get a 15% discount on a 1-year subscription! This offer is ONLY good through 12/31/15, so don’t wait too long!