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In Soviet Russia, Book Formats You

To be a writer, you need very few things. A pen, some paper, a computer helps, but really, the entry barrier is pretty low. Sit there and type. You did it! You’re a writer! But to be an Author? Boy oh boy do you need a lot of crap. Today’s post is brought to you… Continue reading In Soviet Russia, Book Formats You

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye: The Importance of Newsletters

Mailing lists are one of those author “musts.” If you’re an author, I hope I’m not the first to tell you this; if you’re not an author, welcome to the secret society. Because if you know one thing about the writing world, you should know we love mailing lists. Man, I should not be writing… Continue reading Hear Ye, Hear Ye: The Importance of Newsletters

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Dilemmas, Dilemmas: When Advice Isn’t Asked For

Hypothetical time. A friend has written and published a book, and you, having seen small samples of their writing and finding them to your taste, have enthusiastically said you’d read it. The problem? The book turns out to have a major flaw. Not irredeemable, definitely fixable, but a glaring problem nevertheless, something that is blocking your… Continue reading Dilemmas, Dilemmas: When Advice Isn’t Asked For