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Books to Read in 2015

There are simply not enough hours in the day. We all have a never-ending booket list (don’t think I didn’t have fun coming up with that term), and some of these booket lists contain novels written centuries in the past – how is anyone feasibly meant to catch up? 1,107 more words

Publishing Industry

A Listing of 43 California Literary Agencies and their Website Links

Here is a listing of literary agents you will find in California. This list may exclude other agents found in this state however it is fairly complete. 500 more words

Susan Wingate Writing

New Author Earnings Report Is Released! AKA Why You Do Not Need An ISBN AKA Don't Pay the Rip-Off Bowker Prices, Dudes.

Read it here:  http://authorearnings.com/report/january-2015-author-earnings-report/

It starts with a nice, neat “executive summary.”

Nice charts with the black section for the shadow industry (love dat).

Oh, and you don’t need ISBNs. 429 more words


The Myth of the Overnight Success and What Those Stories Have in Common

Publishing has become a sensationalized industry. Journalists love to write about the death of the business, while those of us in it know it’s a multi-billion dollar industry that’s doing just fine, thanks. 580 more words

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Do you wonder what a publisher will advise you as a first-time writer if you have the opportunity? That’s what this book is all about. 470 more words


This is the End: Episode 7 of The Accidental Author and the WESU Series

In this final episode: Loving your characters good and bad • Homage to Tom Clancy “The Master” • Plot line of The Devil’s Quota. 74 more words


Post New Year Blues

It’s nearing the end of January and considering my lack of posts; particularly the obligatory  ‘New Years’ post, I think it is evident that I have (almost) lost hope in daily life (gosh that sounds terribly depressing, doesn’t it?) 283 more words