The publishing industry gets rocked by a blockbuster title, and for years after that, publishers and authors play “follow the leader.” It’s smart — millions of books are sold and billions of dollars are amassed annually by chasing trends in publishing.

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Here are a few prevalent fallacies, as well as new truths, that all authors  ought to recognize when it comes to traditional publishing.

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If you could have lunch with a successful author or publisher, would you do it? Think of a writing conference as that lunch on a much larger scale.

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After winning back her rights to her book Kid Writing, Isabell Cardonick was ready to explore book publishing on her own. That’s when fate intervened and brought her to BookBaby.

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Do not underestimate the commitment it will take to realize your story and write a book. Boil your project down to the core components you need to see your project through to the end  and prepare for the task ahead.

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In today's book publishing environment, all roads almost inevitably lead to a major decision: Do you try to go traditional publishing or do you strike it out on your own through self publishing?

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Your eBook price will have a lot to do with its discoverability. What's the ideal price point? Does genre play a factor in pricing? Fiction vs. nonfiction? Questions about eBook price are among the most frequently asked by our authors and prospects.

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