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Steps to self-publishing, Part 1: Should you self-publish?

So here’s the thing. This is not going to be a damning indictment of traditional publishing, nor will it be an ad for why self-publishing is the only option. 714 more words


Writing competitions and courses

Previously, I wrote a blog for another website (coincidentally, MY website) about whether new writers should enter writing competitions / attend courses that cost a lorra money. 958 more words


The Late Bloomers' Guide to Getting an Agent

I wish I was a 25-year-old wunderkind. I wish I was writing literary fiction, getting short stories in the New Yorker while still at my elite NYC high school… 520 more words

Business Of Writing

Twitter Contests for Writers

As you may already know, several generous writers on Twitter sponsor and mentor contests throughout the year: Pitch Wars, PitMad, Nightmare on Query Street, Query Kombat, DvPit, and PitchMAS to name a few. 246 more words


The Struggles of Getting an Agent, and Why You Shouldn't Lose Hope

So, Agents. A necessary part of anyone wanting to become a published writer. Well at least in the traditional sense of the idea. I know that that is the path I want to go down to have a career as an Author. 719 more words

These people actually exist

Wow. Just… wow.

You know when you read something and you simply can’t grasp what caused somebody to actually make it public? That it has to be a joke. 177 more words


Writing: Go slow to go fast

(Inis Mor, Aran Islands, Ireland, taken on our recent vacation)

This quote, or quotes similar, are used all over the place: the corporate world, leadership trainings, education, technology, etc. 563 more words