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Quick Link: Fringe Highlight: Should Indie Authors Go KDP Exclusive or Go Wide?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. For all you indie authors out there or even traditional authors who are curious, The Self-Publishing Advice Center has a great article/podcast on what you should think about when you decide to go KDP exclusive with Amazon or Go Wide. ~ * […]

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Quick Link: How To Be A Writer: Traditional Publishing To Indie And Hybrid With John Birmingham

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Joanna Penn, of The Creative Penn, makes sure to cover all her bases. She doesn’t just do post, no she has podcasts – with transcripts. Someday I want to grow up and be her. All her posts are interesting and great and […]

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Quick Link:How to Start Your Own Publishing Company

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Not every indie writer needs to become a publisher, but there are a lot of advantages even if the only books you publish are your own. But it is always nice to give back and if you have figured out how to […]

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In The News – Indie Authors to Finally See their Books on B&N Shelves

In The News – Articles Of Interest For Authors This should be filed under about effing time, if it works out. I have been rooting for B&N to become competitive with Amazon and Apple. The more choices authors and readers have, the better. But B&N continually steps on their own feet.  There are quality based […]

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Quick Links: Turning Losing into Winning: The Kindle Scout Experience

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Have you heard of Amazon’s Kindle Scout program? I love it! Authors submit their titles to the program in hopes of winning a publishing contract through Amazon. Users vote on the different titles and if a book that they nominated is selected, […]

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Quick Link: Royalty Clauses in Publishing Deals: How (& How Much) Authors Get Paid

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Admit it, you might write because you have a story that must be told but there is some part of you that dreams about becoming the next J.K. Rowling.  Bu unless you are lucky enough to have a publishing contract, the details […]

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In The News: Cory Doctorow: Peace In Our Time

In The News – Articles Of Interest For Authors Are writer’s groups and libraries at crossroads with publishers over eBooks? Cory Doctorow, author and man about the web, believes so. He also believes he has some answers to help us all just get along in this article from Locus Online. ~ * ~ Cory Doctorow: Peace […]

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Quick Link: Diversity Is About Inclusion, Not Exclusion

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. With the recent discussions about the Oscars (#OscarsSoWhite), especially trending on social media, this article from RJ Crayton discussing race and publishing is relevant. Over at Indies United, she brings up some really good points in a well written, thoughtful manner. As […]

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Quick Link: Can Traditional and Indie Publication Live as Friendly Neighbors?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Author Jody Hedlund speaks from experience; she has successful books through both traditional and self-publishing.  Jody brings her unique perspective to the traditional vs self-publishing debate with an attitude of perhaps we can all just get along. What are your views on […]

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Publishing Advice – Practices & Principles

Today’s post is a bunch of helpful publishing tidbits offered by Dave Bricker on The World’s Greatest Book. While a hodgepodge offering, each bit of wisdom offered is worth the read. What publishing advice would you give a new author? ~ * ~ Publishing Advice – Practices & Principles Posted on February 3, 2016 by Dave […]

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How The Literary Class System Is Impoverishing Literature

Today’s post is by Lorraine Berry, from the Literary Hub website, on December 4, 2015.  In her article, Lorraine examines the realistic views on the class system within the literary community. This is something can be expanded to cover the divide between “self-published” vs. “traditionally published” authors as well. While the self publishing world is making […]

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How to Find a Literary Agent for Your Book

Today’s post is by Jane Friedman, off of her site janefriedman.com  on April 29, 2015.  With Nanowrimo ending (Hooray and congrats to all who entered!) it is time to think of next steps. Jane’s post gives some really good advice on deciding if you need a literary agent, and then what steps to take. ~ […]

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ALAN MOORE – advice to unpublished authors.

Today’s post is quick video from author Alan Moore with some great advice to unpublished authors and honestly authors in general. I love his accent <3. ~ * ~ ~ * ~ If you liked this article, please share. If you have suggestions for further articles, articles you would like to submit, or just general […]

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Start Here: How to Get Your Book Published

This post by Jane Friedman originally appeared on her site on 1/28/12. Publetariat Editor’s Note: We mostly focus on the indie and small press routes to publication here at Publetariat, but since the hybrid publishing model (a mix of indie and mainstream releases) can be very effective it’s never a bad idea to share information […]

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