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The Five Stages of Publishing Your Book

It goes without saying that, first, you have to write the book. But if you are at that glorious stage where the book is actually written (and edited, and redrafted) then you might be asking – now what?

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NSF offers opportunity for media to deploy to Greenland

Note: Deployments would occur in late July or August, with selections made on a competitive basis

Competitive proposals must include the following:

• A documented ability to reach the widest possible U.S. 83 more words

Searching For Funding

What doesn't kill you?

Yeah, yeah Kelly Clarkson.  It might make you stronger but I doubt she was doing her own book marketing when she wrote her recent children’s book. 228 more words

Childhood Mental Health

Published in Stardust Haiku :)

Delighted to have a haiku published in the June 2017 issue of Stardust Haiku.

This month’s theme was “anything that makes a sound”. I wrote about hail falling on an old junkyard. 8 more words


Self-Pub, Indie-Pub, or Big 5? Part 7

We continue on with our discussion of the three paths to publishing your novel. This week we will examine Independent Presses.

The first thing you should note when considering indie presses is that each and every one of them is different, operates differently, has a different contract, produces products of differing quality, and has different ethics. 863 more words

Misc Topic

Evading the Wool Suit is Easy if I'm Dreaming, or Writing

My life post teaching career has shifted incrementally but consistently since the big change.  I’m not sure if it’s like aftershocks or more like when something settles back down after really being tossed around.  396 more words



One-to-ones, I’ve had a few, but then again… who can resist the chances to “pitch your work to industry gate keepers!” in a writing festival package? 345 more words