It’s finally here. The 10-year anniversary of Stellar Communications Houston. (Cue the balloons and confetti!) In honor of 10 years of business communications and nonfiction book publishing, here are 10 lessons I’ve learned along the way.
I have the privilege of publishing two Bible study books this season, so I’ve kept within reach “The Christian Writer’s Manual of Style.” It’s my go-to resource for editing faith-based materials. Here’s a look at four more style guides – and the fundamental editing rule they all have in common.
Last week was the release of Our Silent Voice. It’s an anthology of stories by survivors of sexual assault, harassment, and domestic violence by writers across the country, including two of our writers. It’s a powerful tool for healing. Anthologies are powerful for other reasons, too. Here are three reasons they’re win-win-wins.
‘Tis the season for gift-giving! Family histories, memoirs, family tree posters, coffee-table books . . . The joy of publishing family keepsakes in time for Christmas is unmatched. Here are three things you should know before you publish a family book.
For John R. Gammino’s new release, we used three printers for the same book to accomplish his different author goals. Here’s a breakdown of the purpose, pros, and cons of each printer.
An author recently sagged when I recommended beta readers. After years of working on his manuscript, he’s ready to plow forward and finally see his book come together. But beta readers are worth the wait. Here’s what you need to know about betas – and how to form an effective group.
Here’s a truth that many nonfiction authors don’t know: After months or years of developing your book, your book release is not the end. Here’s what you’ll face.
Have you ever wondered why writers and editors are so expensive? The answer is illustrated by this 1958 Rolls Royce ad.
Genealogy projects. They’re fascinating. Unless your family doesn’t think so. Here’s how to deal with disappointing responses.
Endings are bittersweet, even in the publishing process. Here’s why.
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