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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

Publishing Business

Snippet: the Iberian book industry in international comparison

According to the International Publishers Association (IPA), in international comparison of the book business at total market value (at consumer or retail prices), Spain occupies the 9th position (2,708 MEUR; a 10% reduction in 2013; less than 10% of the no. 56 more words

New Imprint Looking to Translate Women's Poetry, Redress Translation's Gender Balance

Periscope is a new imprint from A Midsummer Night’s Press devoted to women’s poetry in translation. Publisher-translator-poet Lawrence Schimel answered questions (why women? why translation? how exactly will this work?) ahead of the house’s Nov. 2,437 more words

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A Career in Publishing: Is Grad School the Right Option?

Students from across the country, some seniors in college, others recent grads, are wondering if they can turn their love of books into a career with an undergraduate degree or is graduate school necessary to move forward? 531 more words

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