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10 Things for which the Indie Author is grateful

There are a good many things Indie writers and publishers have to be grateful for. Things we seem to have in common…apart, of course, from the abject poverty of living in unheated garrets whilst suffering for our art. (Look, we … Continue reading

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Pumpkin, Pumpkin: Folklore, History, Planting Hints and Good Eating ~ Anne Copeland

Pumpkins are magical. They herald in the autumn; they fulfill our needs to create art related to the season and to celebrate it. We fill them with light to welcome others to our homes, and to provide the way from … Continue reading

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An author’s journey…

I’ve decided on world domination, It’s a logical move, don’t you think? For it has to be better than housework Or slaving away at the sink. ‘Cause I’ve had it with laundry and cleaning, After decades of doing the stuff, … Continue reading

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3 years in publishing, 10 lessons I’ve learned ~ Louise Jensen

Reblogged from FabricatingFicton: This week marks three years since my debut, The Sister, was published. There was no gentle easing into the publishing industry because, and I am eternally grateful – my first novel soon rose to No. 1 in … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why A Publisher Says Yes And 6 Reasons They Say No ~ K.M. Allan

Reblogged from K.M. Allan: If you’re wondering what makes the manuscript selected by a publisher so special, you’re not the only one. I recently attended the KidLitVic conference where that question was put forward to publishers Susannah Chambers (Allen & … Continue reading

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Converting from MS Word to Mobi Using Kindle Create ~ Harmony Kent

Reblogged from Story Empire: Hello SErs! Harmony here. Do you struggle to convert your manuscript into a Kindle file? Are you spending lots of money on conversion? Then read on. As some of you will know already, Kindle have brought … Continue reading

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Shameless Self Promotion: It’s not so easy to be shameless ~ Judy Penz Sheluk

Reblogged from Judy Penz Sheluk : When I started writing my first novel, I never gave a moment’s thought to promotion. I was naive enough to believe that after I got a publishing contract, the publisher would do all sorts … Continue reading

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A Call For Guest Posts for the ULS, The Underground Library Society ~ Charles French

Reblogged from Charles French: Hello to everyone! I recently had an excellent guest post from Josh Gross, a wonderful blogger. I am sending out a request to anyone who would like to join the ULS, the Underground Library Society, and … Continue reading

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The Elevator Pitch: Telling People About Your Book in One Sentence – Rami Ungar

Reblogged from Self-Published Authors Helping Other Authors: You may be talking to someone at a party, at work, or while waiting to lead an army of werewolves and asuras into battle to stop the demonic entity Delassi from entering our … Continue reading

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What’s Missing From Your Self-Editing – Ryan Lanz

Reblogged from A Writer’s Path:   by Ryan Lanz   For some writers, editing strikes fear into their hearts. Okay, perhaps not fear, but some discomfort. At least a stomach ache, right? Before you reach for the antacids, let’s discuss … Continue reading

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