Try guessing which 10 authors showed up on a list of the richest authors. Then see if you're correct by reading the Forbes article.
Did you see the HBO debut of the Sookie Stackhouse series? I don't have HBO (One has to draw the line somewhere with the cost of television, doesn't one?) so I haven't had the pleasure. I've read Sookie, and now her creator Charlaine Harris is reaping the rewards of a lot of hard work.
The NY Times Paperback Mass-Market Fiction list has 7 spots occupied by Sookie books, all published by Ace.
Dead Until Dark
Living Dead in Dallas
Dead as a Doornail
Dead to the World
All Together Dead
Way to go, Charlaine!
A book I always recommend when I teach writing or speak at workshops/conferences is The Career Novelist by Donald Maass. Guess what? It's available free from his website now. (Thanks to Colleen Thompson for the heads up on this.
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