Looking at it through a media lens, Black Lives Matter is precise and powerful as a slogan. It’s direct, efficient, and airtight as an assertion. Let’s unpack the phrase to understand why it works so well.
It feels good to celebrate, with good reason. But record turnout revealed something about the coming challenges we face as a culture.
I spoke at the IPNE’s 9th Annual New England Publishing Conference meeting on Friday November 6, talking to a group of authors and publishers about about podcasting as a means of book promotion.
My hat’s off to all of you who shoved aside intentional roadblocks to make your voice heard. Whatever happens tomorrow, thank you all the same.
An agent, producer, or publisher has to make decisions based on money. If they invest in you, will they get that investment back? Will they make a profit? If the answer to these questions is, “I’m not sure,” then you are not going to get picked. It’s as simple as that. Let’s remedy that.
Have you had trouble focusing lately? Me too. Fighting through it the best I can, I’ve been learning a lot lately – and more importantly, unlearning a lot as well.
The spring 2020 semester was a challenge, to say the least. Here’s a quick review of the term and how we dealt with the coronavirus on campus.
We at Boston For All conducted our first virtual event in support of The Greg Hill Foundation’s Restaurant Strong Fund to provide financial relief to local restaurant workers who have suddenly lost their income. We raised over $3,000 at this event from our generous friends, neighbors, and supporters.
Today’s publishing industry takes fewer chances on new authors. Having a strong author platform is one way to show that you are a low-risk investment. Why has this gotten even more important to publishers? Let’s take a look at the shift in power dynamics and what it means for authors trying to get signed.
My band, The Rockmores, is playing three shows this week. If you’re in the Boston/Cambridge area, come spend some time with us this week.