business. politics.
current affairs.
and other big ideas.


Book Sales at Airports

One question I get all the time: “How can I get my book into airport bookstores?” The simple answer? You have to be willing to pay for it.

When you walk by an airport bookstore and see stacks of a single title on front-and-center tables or highly-visible displays, those books are … read more

How to deal with crippling self-doubt: advice for authors

By Josh Bernoff

This post originally appeared on, an excellent resource for writers, editors, and marketers written by bestselling author Josh Bernoff.  View the original post in its entirety here and follow Josh on Twitter (@jbernoff), Facebook (@bernoffwobs), and LinkedIn for more wisdom on writing, … read more

Traditional, Hybrid, and Self-Publishing: Pros, Cons, and Choosing Your Path

By Naren Aryal

Last week, I presented to a group of authors at the National Writers Union in New York City and had a great conversation with a group of motivated writers about the ever-changing market and the various publishing paths available to content creators. I’ve given this presentation many … read more

From the Publisher

By Naren Aryal

Welcome to Amplify.  

At Amplify, we publish top-quality nonfiction titles. Specifically, we’re all about business books, political and policy-related works, and current affairs issues that are starting conversations. That’s it. Nothing else.

We launched our first book in October 2018, but we’re not new to the world of publishing. … read more

Mascot Books Launches Amplify Publishing, New Imprint Reserved for Game-Changing Nonfiction Titles

Mascot Books is proud to announce its latest venture: Amplify Publishing. An imprint focused on bringing elite nonfiction books to market, Amplify will acquire thought-provoking titles touting big ideas across multiple genres, including business, politics, and current affairs. The imprint will balance high-quality content with speed to market, allowing authors … read more

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