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How to Crowdfund Your Translation

A piece in Qantara magazine explores the new trend of crowdfunding support for translations and provides tips from successful crowdfunders:

The “A Bird is not a Stone” campaign, which ran in early 2014, supported a collection of Palestinian poetry. 522 more words

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Caveat Venditor---Five Mistakes KILLING Self-Published Authors

All right, it’s about to be a brand new year and many of you are wanting to finally see your books published. ROCK ON! But, I am the friend who will tell you if there is toilet paper hanging out of your pants. 1,742 more words

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Publishing- Part III: The Book Deal

This is the third part in an ongoing series that illuminates the publishing process. Click for Part I and Part II. 

You’ve cracked the slush pile, mastered the phone call, and accepted an offer of representation from an agent. 778 more words

About Agents, Publishing, and Social Media

I promised to write about the Bridge to Publication Conference I attended in Lake Charles, Louisiana, but I didn’t realize how much I could learn in a one-day conference and how much I would have to write about. 1,169 more words

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Publishing- Part II: The Agent

So you’ve finished your manuscript. Great! You have revised the structure, plot, and characters and polished your prose, eliminating those pesky double prepositions and excessive adverbs. 1,737 more words

Publishing-Part I: The Manuscript

Today is November 1, known to some as the first day of NaNoWriMo, making today a fitting day to begin this series. At the request of several friends, I’m going to be doing a series on writing and publishing. 737 more words

DISTORTED cover reveal

It won’t be long until Distorted is available for sale! Transmundane Press has put together a collection of short stories about monsters, gods, and mortal struggles. 72 more words

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