Posts tagged Writer’s Digest
Why do writers publish? What do they make? Social science findings from DBW
December 10, 2013 | 4:10 pm
Digital Book World has released the first three excerpts from some extremely detailed social science research into the practices and performance of writers, based on a joint survey with Writer's Digest under the direction of Dana Beth Weinberg, Harvard University alumnus and Professor of Sociology at Queens College at CUNY, where she directs the MA Program in Data Analytics and Applied Social Research. "Over 9,000 authors participated in the survey and the results are nothing short of astounding," reads DBW's preamble. Whether astounding is the right qualifier or not, they are certainly fascinating, and Weinberg's detailed breakdowns of why writers...
Twitter Personalities We Love for E-Books, Writing and Publishing
October 31, 2012 | 10:55 pm
By Colleen T. Reese As a social media manager, my content consumption habits tend to get wildly out of control if I’m not careful. And a lot of readers face this same issue. When we first started looking into TeleRead’s reading habits, we learned that a great majority of you continue to rely on word-of-mouth to find new e-books. In the digital age, weeding through the crowded muck can be overwhelming, to say the least. So to help ourselves—and yes, you too—we’ve curated a quick list (in no particular order) of our favorite heavy hitters on Twitter. We found this list to be...