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Pitching self-published novels to agents

Will an agent represent a book you’ve self-published?

It’s one of the things I’ve wondered about. Like could you stuff an entire apple in your mouth? 1,622 more words

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My Foray into Redbubble (cont.)

I wrote recently about some products I ordered from my shop on print-on-demand site Redbubble. The site had a 15% off promotion recently (sadly, it’s ended now) so I decided to order some more of my products to survey the quality once again (this time I had to pay for everything, boo.) I’m pretty relieved to say that I am pleased with the quality of both products! 291 more words

Widows, Orphans, and Stray Dogs

Formatting refers to the process of taking a manuscript and putting it in the right structure for a distributor, such as Amazon, Smashwords, or Lightning Source. 758 more words


Why you should or should not self-publish your book...

Years ago there was a time when self-publishing was new and exciting for me. And before that, yeah, there was a time when I didn’t know what the hell I was doing. 2,490 more words

I Am Author

My Brother's Publications

This morning, the postwoman brought my brother a first copy (from the printer in the UK) of They Sought the Last of land , which can be thought of as a companion volume to… 186 more words


Getting Your Name in Print

Some writers are perfectly happy to see their books online. Others aren’t. They like to hold a book in their hand, sign copies for readers, and promote their physical book at events. 593 more words

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The Book of Jims

In some posts a while back I showed my steps in painting the cover illustration for The Book of Jims, by my friend Jim Miller. 243 more words

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