June 16, 2005

News & Opinion: Publicity: Must Read for Authors and Would-Be Authors

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 7:17 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

Jack and I are starting to find The Book Standard a good news source on publishing. They provide a good online alternative to Publishers Weekly. The premium paid edition lets you see a variety of bestseller lists based on BookScan data.

In Enough About Me #12: In Which the Author Learns About Overworked Publicists and Nasty and Often Unrealistic Authors, Adam Langer writes about the mismatch between authors' expectations about publicity and the reality of the media marketplace.

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.