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My Publishing Journey: Seven Books, Five Publishers (Including Myself)
It's been quite a wild ride: seven books, three traditional publishers, three self-published, and one that this author is co-publishing with a subsidy press. He's learned a lot about what to do and what not to do, and how to chart a successful co...
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Cold Tree Press – A Different Kind of Publisher
What do you look for in a publisher? If you're getting slammed to the ground by the big five, do you go to a small publisher? Many people in this position consider self-publishing. That's where Cold Tree Press comes in. They're still technically for ...
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Researching Small Publishers
As a new or first-time author it's almost impossible to get noticed by the major publishing houses. Sure, some people can find their way through the maze, but the odds are slim. First time writers, especially writers of children's books, should fo...
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Harold Underdown on Getting Out of the Slush Pile
Getting Out of the Slush Pile
by Harold Underdown is a must read for any author who's looking for a publisher. Harold Underdown is a successful writer and children's book editor with many years experience in the publishing industry. Having b...
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The History of Publishing - A VERY Short Dissertation
How did we get here? While not a philosophical discussion on the meaning of life, you might be interested in understanding a little more about the history of publishing when considering with whom you'll publish your book. What technology do they use?...
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Publishing, Self-Publishing, and the Tri-Wizard Tournament
Unless you've been hiding under a rock the past few years, you've at least heard about J.K. Rowling and Harry Potter. No, she's not self-published. And yes, her books have sold, to quote Carl Sagan, "billions and billions." However, ventu...
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Getting Published: Publishing Tips and Advice from Rose DesRochers
It appears that today everyone is a writer, and we all have the same dream. We all hope to someday be published. So as writers, where do we get started? Getting Published: Tips and Advice...
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The Qualities of Successful Information Products
If someone asked you "What's the biggest chunk of the U.S. economy?"... you probably wouldn't say "information." Yet, information products ARE the fastest growing market. If you're creating and publishing anything for the informa...
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Marina Oliver on Publishing Romance
In part I of this interview with Romance writer Marina Oliver, we discussed what it takes to write a romance novel. In this second part, Marina talks about publishing and promoting your book. After all, what good is your book if nobody knows it exist...
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Self-Publishing? Watch Out for POD Sharks!
In a recent interview with Angela Hoy of Booklocker (
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Print on Demand Versus Offset Printing
Talk to someone who has only used offset printing, and they'll swear that print on demand is for amateurs. Print on demand advocates, on the other hand, will tell you that offset printing is a waste of money. Who's right? As it turns out, nei...
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Traditional Publishers Released Fewer Books in 2005
Traditional Publishers Released Fewer Books in 2005 and Why This is Good For Writers Who Want to Self-Publish: Faced with declining sales and rising paper costs, traditional publishers released 18,000 fewer books in 2005 than in 2004 and there is no ...
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Writing the Query Letter
The query letter is your sales letter to a potential editor or publisher. Although most often used for magazine articles and non-fiction books, the query letter can also be used for fiction. Writing a killer query letter is essential to the success...
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FAQ - Do all Writers Need a Literary Agent?
A literary agent represents the author of a book to publishers. In other words, the main job of a literary agent is to find writers a publisher. Agents also negotiate rights, including film and TV, on behalf of the author they represent. Most li...
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Why This Successful Self-Published Author Said NO to Traditional Publishing
Why did successful self-publisher Michael Sterns tell traditional publishers to look the other way? While most authors are bending over backwards (and hurting themselves) to get contracts with traditional publishers, Michael Sterns went the other dir...
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