Tag: Random House

May 30, 2014 /

Discoverability, being the ability of books to connect with readers. I was recently reading an article on the method behind the blockbusting “Fifty Shades”, and while I was under the impression the trilogy was self-published at first, that’s not true. The books were picked up by a small company who…

April 28, 2014 /

After Other Voices was published, Truman came wafting into the office one day and told me that Vogue wanted him to go to Hollywood for two weeks to write the impressions of a young writer who had never before been there. They offered him two thousand and expenses for two…