That One Day When Facebook Freaked Out the Bloggerverse

Last week, Facebook announced a new “Branded Content” policy. And the bloggerverse freaked out.  Like, major freak out.  Literal weeping and gnashing of teeth. There is a lot of confusion.  Even the social media gurus couldn’t figure out who the new policy applied to.  In the meantime, the jungle drums started beating. “No more affiliate … Read more

The Writer’s Stress-free Guide to Meeting with an Acquisitions Editor or Literary Agent

Editor’s Note: I’m very pleased to bring you this guest post from Chad R. Allen (@chadrallen), a writer, speaker, editor, and consultant. Author of Do Your Art: A Manifesto on Rejecting Apathy to Bring Your Best to the World, Chad blogs at and serves as editorial director for Baker Books, where he has worked … Read more