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The Misplaced Outrage at Amazon

Amazon and Hachette continue to slug it out, in backroom boardrooms and in the public opinion media, and as is often the case, Amazon is portrayed the bully. 623 more words

Publishing Industry

Amazon vs. Hachette Book Group

It seems lately that the most talked about situation between authors is the Amazon vs. Hachette Book Group. As an author I can see why. The latest dispute has the industry up in arms as battle lines are drawn and people begin to pick sides. 253 more words


Do Publishers Help Create a Better Book?

In my last blog on a writer’s choice between traditional publishing and self-publishing, I wrote that I would address several non-financial considerations a writer might take into account. 335 more words


Publishing 101 – the Three Routes (and then some) Part I

The publishing world has been revolutionized in the last five or six years. In early 2009 I had finished a draft of a novel and sent it out to agents; one of the very first ones I had queried replied that they were interested. 658 more words

Writing And Getting Published

Manuscript Layout for Australian Publishers

The advice below is meant to serve as help for writers trying to have their work traditionally published in Australia. It can also be used by short story writers entering Australian competitions.  829 more words

Advice For Writers