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In the glare of the white-hot spotlight...

When I was a junior in high school, I was a (Spoiler alert!) dead townsperson in a production of Our Town. We had to sit on the stage and be perfectly still. 241 more words


It seemed like a good idea at the time...

The little work that I’d been carrying around for ages was finally…produced. That was a carefully chosen word, because when Widow’s Weeds came out in 2005, “self-published” was a lead you buried. 213 more words


Shameless plug, but it's part of the story...

Back in 2005, I had this manuscript I’d been carrying around for a few years. I’d been adding to it, poking at it. I’d done a half-hearted job of sending out queries — mostly because my boys were small, and I was chicken. 444 more words


How to Tell Which Self-Publishing Company is Right For You

The following is an update of a post I wrote for Joel Friedlander’s ever-helpful blog at TheBookDesigner.com.

On the path to self-publishing, your first decision will be whether to: 1,291 more words


Sheila M. Good, Author reblogged this on COW PASTURE CHRONICLES and commented:

I'm not ready to make a decision on who or how to publish my novel. However, years ago while looking at publishing a picture book, I investigated some of the SPSCs, including Author House. This information is the kind you want to save, even if you're not quite ready for publication. Thanks to A Writer's Path for sharing this valuable guest post by Helen Sedwick.