Some authors go on to write prodigal amounts of novels during their lifetimes while others are remembered for a singular book. Here are seven authors who, due to various circumstances, never wrote another novel after their first hit.
Hollywood is currently obsessed with superheroes from the comics, but they haven't completely forgotten about books either.
A good romance book isn't just about finding the perfect billionaire and getting that happily-ever-after. It takes a very skilled author to make you really care about the characters and leave you wanting more.
Have you ever read a book and thought “Wow! I wish I knew this character in real life”? Many authors are experts in the art of making a character come to life through their writing. And in a way, the characters in a book become our companions while we are reading it.
It seems so simple: write a book, proofread it, tweak it a little bit, submit to Amazon and voila! An instant best-seller. Most Indie authors will however attest to it that they were rejected many, many times and that one of the greatest secrets to success is perseverance.
Ever felt like reading Jane Austen or Charles Dickens again? Refreshing your memory about what happened in "To Kill a Mockingbird" before reading "Go Set a Watchman"? Well, the good news is that you can download all of these classics for free at Manybooks.net.
Ebooks are changing the publishing industry at a rapid pace. Gone are the days where aspiring authors have to face multiple rejections before they finally manage to get their books published.
Ebooks are changing the publishing industry at a rapid pace. Plenty of authors prefer self-publishing over working with the publishing houses and authors are more hands-on with their own marketing. This changing industry creates great opportunities for readers.