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nina-amir's picture
Let’s backtrack for a day to the all-important topic of  pitches and query letters. I just received an expert blog post from agent Katharine Sands, editor of Making the Perfect Pitch: How to Catch a Literary Agent's Eye, a collection of pitching wisdom from leading literary agents, and this one...
cheri-laser's picture
Hi! This is a great day, having discovered Red Room! For an added perspective, I invite you to visit my other new blog at http://www.cherilaser.wordpress.com. Your input and comments would be welcome and appreciated.
bernice-l-mcfadden's picture
...I was thinking about self-publishing my novel SUGAR. I'd given myself until my birthday and if I hadn't sold it, I was going to publish it myself. That was ten years ago and here I am having the same exact thoughts again about my novel Glorious. And so I'm going to give it till September and...
leslie-scott's picture
Finally, I arrive at the point. I will now wave my magic mouse and reconstruct this four-part series with an eye on the publishing/writing business. I have condensed the piece a bit, as I am aware of how very busy many of you are. If you have not read parts one-three of this blog, you will find...
brian-moreland's picture
This morning I just did a talk show interview where I talked about writing, publishing, and marketing. You can listen to the interview at this link: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/i-just-finished/2009/10/26/brian-moreland-on-coffee-with-an-author
gianna-roa's picture
Whenever my book publisher advises me something related to my book, I always take it to heart. You might need them in the future.These are the following list of books that publishers are likely to reject: 1. Hate Literature The last thing book publishers want is a lawsuit. Anything that poses a...
leslie-scott's picture
No cheating. If you have not read part one of this story, do not pass go, do not collect $200, return immediately to part one. It's floating around here somewhere between Paris and New York. Now, back to the dealership we go. We have already established to be a successful car salesperson, one must...
leslie-scott's picture
Spin the wheel and point a finger. A new model of publishing is being forged and no one is quite sure where the industry will land. The days of stodgy publishing houses (editors with ascots, cigars and snobbish accents) who follow tediously slow time lines are disappearing as rapidly as the DVD...
anthony-flacco's picture
Dear Fellow Writers --          I felt hesitant and anxious before beginning the process of gathering industry quotes with my co-author Sharlene Martin for "Publish Your Nonfiction Book." Still, the November release date from Writer's Digest books was around the corner.  It isn't often in...
grace-cassey's picture
  After finding success with his first three children’s books, author Howard Shapiro seems to have nowhere to go but up. Having accomplished his goal of writing characters that adults and kids would be able to relate to in his stories and also achieving self-publishing victory with Hockey...