News for Authors

Author Portal Update: A Sneak Peek at Our New Author Guides

by The Author Newsletter Team|March, 2020

When analyzing our recent Author Newsletter and Portal survey responses, we noticed that many authors want more in-depth content on various topics, especially our valuable monthly marketing tips. Read on to get a sneak peek at Author Guides, a test of our new video presentation program for authors. Read more

Author Portal & Newsletter Survey 2019

by The Author Newsletter Team|November, 2019

Calling all authors! We would love you to complete our quick survey. Your feedback helps advise our future content and enhancements, from monthly News for Authors mailings to the variety of resources on the Penguin Random House Author Portal. Read more

Author Portal Update: An Easier, More Secure Login Process

by Phil Stamper-Halpin|January, 2019

If you’ve logged into the Penguin Random House Author Portal in the past month, you may have noticed our new adaptive authentication login process. In this article, we detail the new process and the benefits to come from it. Read more

Refresher: Getting the Most out of the Penguin Random House Author Portal

by Phil Stamper-Halpin|August, 2018

From royalties and sales data to anti-piracy tools and marketing tips, the Penguin Random House Author Portal makes a lot of information available to you. In this article, we’ll break down some key features you might not be aware of, and reintroduce you to the online Author Questionnaire. Read more

New on the Author Portal: Notification System & Annual Survey

by The Author Newsletter Team|March, 2018

You may have noticed a recent upgrade to the Author Portal: a site-wide notification system that keeps our authors up to date when any new information is added to their portals. Continue reading to learn more and to take our annual Author Portal, newsletter, and webinar survey. Read more

Author Newsletter & Portal Survey

by The Author Newsletter Team|March, 2017

Your feedback helps advise our future content and enhancements, from monthly News for Authors mailings and webinars to the variety of resources on the Penguin Random House Author Portal. Read more

Introducing the Online Author Questionnaire

by The Author Portal Team|December, 2016

We’re excited to announce a major upgrade to the Author Portal: the online Author Questionnaire, which gives you the ability to submit information about yourself and your upcoming titles to help shape marketing and publicity strategies for your next book. We have also updated the Profile Page to make it much easier for you to update personal information in our records. Read on to learn more about how you should use these tools. Read more

What to Know About the New Author Portal

by MILENA SCHMIDT|June, 2015

We’re delighted to announce a significant upgrade to the Author Portal, which includes a better tool for tracking sales, new ways to connect with other authors, and an improved design that’s optimized across tablets and smartphones. Here’s what you need to know about the new portal.

Please note: if you had already registered, then your previous credentials will work on the new portal. You do not need to re-register.  Read more

A New Tool for Tracking Your Sales

by ANDREA BACHOFEN|June, 2015

Thousands of our authors use the Author Portal monthly, weekly, or even daily to check sales of their titles. We’ve completely rebuilt the Author Portal Sales Tool to make it easier to use, even while on the go. We’ve also amped up the tool’s analytical capabilities, making it simpler to compare titles and export information. Read on to learn all about our new enhanced Sales Tool. Read more

The Best of Connect with Readers

by Sophie McNeill |June, 2015

A popular feature of the Author Portal is our Connect with Readers section. Here, we’ve been gathering tips from Penguin Random House and external experts about how to connect with fans and market your titles. Now, take a whirlwind tour around the best content that Connect with Readers has to offer.  Read more