Monthly Archives: January 2012

The New World of Publishing: Pen Names

I get the “pen name” question more than any other question. Period. And that’s because I am very open about writing under different names and I have varied reasons for doing so. And weirdly enough, I have written under pen … Continue reading

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Copyright Basics from Passive Guy

In case you haven’t read it yet, (and if not, why not?) last week Passive Guy on his great blog www.thepassivevoice.com did a discussion about copyright stemming from a very strange court case between two publishers fighting over contract meaning … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: Investing in Your Own Future

The other evening, after a hard day of moving massive numbers of boxes and magazines, I invited writers Chris and Steve York and Lee Allred up to the new offices to sit around and talk. And an interesting conversation happened … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: Writer vs. Author

Just recently I had a local here in our small town who knows I am a writer walk up to me and ask me how “my book” was coming along. I get that question a great deal and have no … Continue reading

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