Monthly Archives: December 2012

Workshops Update

All kinds of activity around here concerning workshops in the new year. Starting the week of January 7th, we have workshops to help writers do their own covers and interior designs. There is still room in all four workshops. (And … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: How To Keep Production Going All Year

This is the fourth part of a series on how to set yourself set up and plan for 2013 writing and publishing. There have been three parts so far. Please read them first because this one will build on those … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: Goals and Dreams

I’ve been promising to start a series on how to set yourself set up and plan for 2013 here in December 2012. A couple people actually have asked me when I was going to start that series. Well, I already have. … Continue reading

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Kris’s new post

Maybe one of the best overall posts about this business today that she had done. And she had written some stunners. Do not miss this one: “Writing Like It’s 2009″ http://kriswrites.com/2012/12/12/the-business-rusch-writing-like-its-2009/

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One More Agent Question

I’m about to put up the new Goals and Dreams post to help writers get started in 2013. But before I do, because of the great discussion after that last agent post, I’ve been having a very hard time trying … Continue reading

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A Side Note About Agents

I have said for some time now that using agents is like setting up a roadblock between yourself and the people who actually buy your book in traditional publishing. And if you are silly enough to still have ALL your … Continue reading

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The New World of Publishing: How To Get Started Selling Fiction in 2013

In the old days, meaning more than three years ago, the path to becoming a professional fiction writer was pretty simple to understand. You wrote stories and novels and mailed them to traditional publishers directly. When the story was rejected, … Continue reading

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