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When people say to me:

“Sooner or later you will come to the publishing houses.”

I start laughing, because it’s certainly a joke of spirit.

In Italy, publishers do not exist, it’s all a card castle of the aristocracy.


Getting Published: Part 1

I’m not published.


But what do I mean by “published?”

I mean out there. My work is under my name and available to buy. But this, these days, can mean one of two things. 568 more words


Before Submissions: the Editing Process Part 2

Before You Find an Editor:
Peer Reviews and Beta Readers

A completed second draft of a manuscript needs professional editing and opinions from peers in the field. 570 more words

Completed Manuscript

Writing a Cover Letter

Professionals Won’t Read Anything Without a Cover Letter.

Part of a professional manuscript submission package is the cover letter. Depending on the publisher, editor, or even literary agent, you may have to submit an entire manuscript at once rather than the first half and a… 237 more words

Completed Manuscript

Financing Your Hobby: A Checklist for Writers

Writing a book in of itself doesn’t cost a whole lot, except time. But if you want to be a published author, expenses can quickly add up; and no matter whether you choose to go the traditional- or self-publishing route, you’re going to have to budget for your expenses. 771 more words


Publishers in India for the first time authors

Getting published in India is like reaching at the top of Mount Everest that too without oxygen masks! Well yeah! That is how it feels to most new authors who eventually manage to get published. 1,744 more words


Community Wars

The longer I’m online and involved in the writing community, the more hate and “wars (as I call it)” I see.

I’m sure by now you’ve heard or read the article on Huffington Post. 456 more words


The Writer's Block reblogged this on The Writer's Block and commented:

To me, the debate between self publishing vs traditional publishing houses is akin to debating the Kindle vs the written word in paperback. This post by A. M Bradley created a discussion that I'd like to bring to The Writer's Block community. What are your thoughts on the various publishing options? Which do you prefer and why? What venue provides you with the most street cred as an accomplished and established author? (Post shared with permission from the author)