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terence-clarke's picture
I'm very pleased and honored to have been named Director of Publishing for the new Red Room Press. The website page is still under construction and should be up by January 1 or so. It will feature many things: Red Room Press activities, of course; a blog/forum open to all in which we discuss the...
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Every day writers complain to me about how they (1) don’t want to promote themselves and (2) don’t have time to do everything I suggest they do when it comes to promotion. If you work smarter rather than harder, though, you can actually take one written promotional piece and, with just a bit of...
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Anyone who believes that only the best books get published, that editors employed by traditional publishers have peerless taste, the whole system is a meritocracy, etc., has a hard time defending that point of view these days. After all, recent major book deals involved a novel written by, wait for...
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http://www.thebookdoctors.com/pitchapalooza-movie-trailer     PITCHAPALOOZA   Pitchapalooza is American Idol for books (only without Simon). Twenty writers will be selected at random to pitch their book. Each writer gets one minute—and only one minute!  In the last month, three writers...
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THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO GETTING YOUR BOOK PUBLISHED by Arielle Eckstut & David Henry Sterry Here is another book from my pile of how-to books on self-publishing. THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO GETTING YOUR BOOK PUBLISHED by Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry covers just about everything you need...
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Well, it's done. The proof arrived and was perfect this time, thanks to help from CreateSpace and the program I bought to embed italics in the text. Another small purchase for me and a big step toward publication. For whatever it is worth, Among Women is now a live book and ready for sale. I bought...
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Educator, cultural observer and lecturer Perry Huesmann has authored Covenant as Ethical Commonwealth, published by Italian Paths of Culture Press, on the concept of covenant and the possibilities for trust in society. In this guest post, Perry discusses what went into the writing of the book and...
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At long last, the proof of my novel Of the Night has arrived from the printer. Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous. But the process of getting the book to this point has shaved months off the end of my life.  I've said it before, I'll say it again: Lightning Source does an amazing job but unless you're...
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Which lawsuits are killing books? Which comic strip was banned for the punchline "Where's Muhammed?" Are picture books going the way of the dinosaur? Is it plagiarism or your perfect mate? These and other writing and publishing headlines are in this week's Write Report.