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So What Do You Do, Janet Evanovich, Bestselling Novelist?
The bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum series talks about her rise to fame, her new co-author program, and why 'we haven't even seen the beginning of eBooks.'

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'The Silkworm' Debuts on iBooks Bestsellers List - Posted June 24, 2014
The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith aka JK Rowling has debuted on Apple's Top Paid iBooks in the U.S. this week at No. 2. Apple has released its top selling books list for... [GalleyCat]

James Patterson Leads World's Top-Earning Authors List - Posted August 9, 2012
Forbes has just released its annual list of the World's Top-Earning Authors. We've listed the top five writers below, along with their income--... [GalleyCat]

Janet Evanovich & Lee Goldberg Ink Deal for New Series - Posted June 21, 2012
Janet Evanovich has inked a deal with Random house four more novels in her Stephanie Plum series. She also sold four novels in a series co-authored with Lee Goldberg. Peter Evanovich negotiated the two deals with Random House Publishing Group publisher Gina C... [GalleyCat]

Industry Reactions to Jackie Collins' Self-Publishing Experiment - Posted March 9, 2012
GalleyCat contributor Jeff Rivera interviewed bestselling novelist Jackie Collins for mediabistro.com's So What Do You Do? feature. Collins revealed her plans to self-publish an upda... [GalleyCat]

Celeste Fine Moves to Sterling Lord Literistic - Posted January 26, 2012
Literary agent Celeste Fine will jump to Sterling Lord Literistic. She starts January 30th. Fine (pictured, via) plans to take on projects from expert and celebrity authors in the health, science, food, business, and lifestyle genres. In addition, she wi... [GalleyCat]

10 Bestselling Books with More Than 80 One-Star Reviews - Posted January 23, 2012
Do negative reviews stop people from reading your books? Over at her blog, novelist Shiloh Walker disputed that claim in a passionate essay. Check it out... [semanticweb.com]

Odyl Launches Facebook Tool For Book Marketing - Posted September 13, 2011
For authors looking to connect with new readers on Facebook, a company called Odyl has released a new social marketing platform designed for you. The platform lets you post excerpts from your books, music playlists and trailers among other things. It has a metrics tool, so y... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Top 10 Downloaded Adult Fiction From The Library - Posted September 6, 2011
OverDrive, a company that distributes digital books to libraries, has published its lists of the most popular eBooks to be downloaded from the library. We've copied the top 10 downloaded adult fiction titles for the month of August below. The list includes the title of the book, the author and... [FishbowlDC]

Top 10 Downloaded Adult Fiction From The Library - Posted September 6, 2011
OverDrive, a company that distributes digital books to libraries, has published its lists of the most popular eBooks to be downloaded from the library. We've copied the top 10 downloaded adult fiction titles for the month of August below. The list includes the title of the book, the author and... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Forbes Unveils Highest Paid Authors List - Posted August 17, 2011
This week Forbes published their annual list of the highest paid writers. Novelist James Patterson leads the pack with $84 million--a $14 million increase from ... [GalleyCat]

Janet Evanovich & Kathryn Stockett Sell One Million Kindle eBooks - Posted August 16, 2011
Authors Janet Evanovich and Kathryn Stockett have each sold more than a million Kindle books, joining what Amazon has termed the "Kindle Million Club." The authors join the likes of Stieg Larsson, James Patterson, Nora Roberts... [GalleyCat]

Amazon Adds Two More Authors to the Kindle Million Club - Posted August 16, 2011
Amazon announced today that it was adding 2 new names today to its list of authors who've sold more than a million Kindle eBooks. Janet Evanovich, author of the Stephanie Plum series, and Kathryn Stockett, author of The Help, have each hit a million copies sold. "Kathryn S... [FishbowlDC]

Random House To Relaunch Loveswept as Digital-Exclusive Imprint - Posted June 22, 2011
Random House Publishing Group will relaunch its Loveswept imprint as a "digital-exclusive imprint," reviving a romance line that originated at Bantam Books in the 1980s. Explore more than 900 titles from the original line at Roman... [GalleyCat]

Librarians Study Print Books with 26+ Checkouts To Challenge HarperCollins eBook Policy - Posted March 3, 2011
Librarians at the Pioneer Library System in Oklahoma created the video embedded above, criticizing HarperCollins' new policy of only allowing 26 checkouts of a digital eBook. The video looks at five print books, showing the actual wear and tear ... [GalleyCat]

Janet Evanovich Seeks Co-Authors - Posted November 3, 2010
Forbes named her one of the top 10 bestselling authors of the year. She's rumored to have signed a $50 million deal with Ballantine Bantam Dell. And in my in-depth interview with her in at mediabistro.com, ... [GalleyCat]

Janet Evanovich Signs with Ballantine Bantam Dell - Posted July 26, 2010
Earlier this month, novelist Janet Evanovich left St. Martin's Press after 15 years--reportedly after the publisher turned down a request for $50 million for four books. Today Random House Publishing Group acquired the w... [GalleyCat]

No Chance of Evanovich/Cannell Collaboration - Posted July 16, 2007
When Warner Books - now, of course, known to one and all as Grand Central Publishing - first announced that Janet Evanovich and Stephen Cannell would be joining forces for a new series, it did so ... [GalleyCat]

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