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The Hard Truths of Being a Writer

Completing a book is a milestone. There’s a huge sense of accomplishment that comes from penning a story, and a writer deserves a pat on the back just for getting the job done (God knows it’s not easy). That said, … Continue reading

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Easy Ebook Formatting Tips

While reformatting a document for ebook publishing can be a little intimidating at first, a little education goes a long way. Finding the steps is often more difficult than actually implementing them. As Kindle is the gold standard for writers … Continue reading

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What to Expect When Submitting a Book

Submitting a book to a publisher can be a harrowing affair. In addition to the stress that comes from awaiting a response, there’s the process of writing the submission itself. Many authors would sooner have a few fingernails pulled out … Continue reading

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Plans for November (and Quick Lessons)

Now that my Halloween weekend reverie is over, it’s time to get back to work. The query letter for that publisher I mentioned earlier is at the top of the list, but I’m waffling a bit on what to send. … Continue reading

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When Publishers Implode

Recently, I learned that a publisher that once offered me a contract (which I passed on) is in a state of massive turmoil. Several authors (many of whom I know) are furious at how they’re being treated. Looking back on … Continue reading

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Take it with a Grain of Salt

Opinions are funny things. Everyone has one to offer on any number of topics, and books are no exception. In fact, writers rely on these voices to help spread the word about their work, going so far as to offer … Continue reading

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