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Frustrated that your book isn't being published?

I saw a comment by someone to the effect that they stopped writing “because it was impossible to get accepted by main-stream publishing houses”.

I just had to comment on that statement with this anecdote. 400 more words

Fiction Novel

Marketing Yourself: Part of the Process

The Key Element To Success Many Writers Avoid: Self-Promotion

We all know that success as a writer depends on: 1) writing something worth reading and 2) getting published. 231 more words


Some places you might want to have a look at

This book blog which started out as a fun project is slowly evolving into something else. I thought it might be an idea to post links to publications and publishers who are doing good work but who don’t often get mentioned in conversations on diversity. 351 more words

Speculative Fiction

Don’t Sweat It. Love Your Writing.

Often times writers worry about their writing. Worrying in itself isn’t horrible, but sometimes the anxiety and doubt a writer has about his writing takes over. 451 more words


56 Largest Book Publishers in 2014 - Inside Their Financial Numbers

What’s going on in the world of big publishing? Are the big boys doing well? What’s happening with their margins? How many 2014 mergers/acquisitions? The mergers and acquisitions did not have much of an impact on the top of ‘Livres Hebdo/Publishers Weekly’s annual ranking’, based on annual revenue, of the world’s largest publishers in 2013. 1,578 more words

John R. Austin

update and such

Okay, so I’m still doing the first revision (where I’ll fix all the obvious stuff that I missed the first time around).  I’ve also started looking at where I could go shopping what I’ve done.  146 more words



I’m pleased to say that in following my goal of writing fearless, I’ve submitted some works to publishing houses this month. This means I’m up for rejection at least twice in June/July! 423 more words