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Investment or Extravagance? What Writers Should & Shouldn’t Pay For

So you’ve been writing for a while now. Your friends have read your stuff and they think you’ve got a shot at publication. Maybe you’ve begun the submission process, or even had a story or two printed. 1,567 more words

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Bad Sex in Fiction Award


“Each year since 1993, the Bad Sex in Fiction Award has honoured an author who has produced an outstandingly bad scene of sexual description in an otherwise good novel.

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Publishing Industry

The Thought Train Comes to a Halt

As of the (quite rapidly approaching) end of this semester, I will have completed my first college composition course– Thought 100-05. 198 more words

GPO and the GOP's tax plan: What if tax bill's automatic spending cuts are triggered?

On Free Government Information, James Jacobs observes that the automatic spending cuts in the GOP’s tax plan could decimate the GPO because its revolving fund for FY18 could be cut $2 millions in 2018 with additional cuts for 10 years. 123 more words

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“The Terrifying In-Between”: What Are New Adult Books And Why Should The Publishing Community Care?

Here’s a fun fact: 55% of young adult (YA) book purchases are by adults. Granted, this statistic is from 2012, the year after Fifty Shades of Grey  2,500 more words

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Network Network Network

Before deciding to study publishing, speaking to people came naturally. I could approach a stranger at an event easily and spark a conversation because there was no ulterior motive for doing so, other than the sheer enjoyment of human interaction. 668 more words

Publishing Studies

What #publishers need to understand about #GenerationZ

If you happen to belong to Generation Z (those born after 1997) you will probably struggle to scroll to the end of this paragraph before clicking out.  273 more words