Why I Love (And Hate) Digital Books

Why I Love (And Hate) Digital Books

You would think that, working at a company called “Author Media,” all of the employees would be digital book fanatics, carrying around our Kindles all the time, everywhere. But that’s not the case. I, for one, have had a hard time being won over by...
82 More Tweetable Quotes for Authors

82 More Tweetable Quotes for Authors

Earlier this year, we made a list of 101 tweetable quotes for authors. It was a hit. So we’ve done it again. We’ve gathered a list of quotes for authors to tweet when they have Twitter block, need a dose of inspiration, or just because they find these...
Standard Pages for A Fiction Website

Standard Pages for A Fiction Website

Are you a fiction writer building your own site? If so, this post is for you. Through our experience in working with dozens of fiction authors, these are the pages that we’ve found every fiction website needs. 1. Home This is your landing page, the first page your...
4 Signs of A Bad Plugin

4 Signs of A Bad Plugin

Plugins. They’re great. They’re useful. They save you from having to pay a developer to spend hours coding your site to contain all the functionality you need or want. But plugins come with a dark side: they can interfere with other parts of your site....
R.I.P. Google Reader: An Obituary

R.I.P. Google Reader: An Obituary

Yesterday, Google Reader breathed its last breath. Many of us at Author Media used Google Reader for years in order to keep up with all of our favorite blogs. We know many of you did so as well. With that knowledge, we felt it was only fitting to honor Google Reader...