Monthly Archives: May 2010

Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing: Talent is a Myth

The word “talent” has been used for a very long time to destroy writers. I have always believed that the word is the worst myth of them all in publishing, so here goes a chapter I’m sure will be annoying … Continue reading

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Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing: Only 300 Writers Make a Living

This myth is so solid, I hear it repeated over and over again. And just today, a person I follow on Twitter repeated it yet again, sending all her followers to a web site that had some writer say simply … Continue reading

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Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing: Rejections

There are so many myths around rejections in publishing, I figured I might as well try to just bang into a bunch of them all at once and put some basic structure on the topic. And right up front let … Continue reading

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