Monthly Archives: July 2010

Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing: The Power of the Myths

I thought for this chapter I’d talk about myths in general, why they are so strong, why they are often designed to stop writers. And give a study plan to help past some of them. So far I have done … Continue reading

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Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing: Writers Need to be Taken Care Of

The idea that writers need to be “taken care of” has become such a common phrase among agents, it has moved to being flat insulting for most of us out here. I talked about this a little bit in another … Continue reading

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Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing: The 15% Myth.

It’s time to step back and ask some questions. For decades writers using agents have just accepted the 15% fee amount without question. Before that it was 10% for five decades. And now there is talk of some agents starting … Continue reading

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