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The 2016 Publishing Shift

In any industry, there is such a vast amount of knowledge that you should know in order to be successful in it. Knowing what’s ‘in’, what’s ‘out’, what’s ‘hot’, and what’s ‘not’ is essential. 1,085 more words

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The 2016 Publishing Shift

In any industry, there is such a vast amount of knowledge that you should know in order to be successful in it. Knowing what’s ‘in’, what’s ‘out’, what’s ‘hot’, and what’s ‘not’ is essential. 1,085 more words

Writing

How To Write For The Market While Still Writing For You

Let me quickly say: I don’t believe any writer should be following trends. That’s not what this post is about. However, I do believe that writers who want to get published traditionally need to have their eyes open to what the market is doing. 407 more words

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Starting Off on the Wrong Foot

My first post was a somewhat lengthy discussion of why, after years away from the keyboard, I finally started to write again – and, because in my case the two subjects are inextricably linked, why I chose to explore the subject matter I did.   1,476 more words

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The Ultimate Dumbing Down of Christian Publishing

Some Christian bloggers feel a compulsion to weigh in on every trending topic, but most are ignoring this one entirely. I’m talking about the growth market of stress-relieving adult coloring books. 487 more words

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Unappetizing Statistics

Projected number of Adult Fiction books sold in 2015 – 130.8 million

Projected number of snack bars and granola bars sold in 2015 in the U.S. – 1.07 billion

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The Decline of the E-Book?

Happy Friday everyone! The New York Times recently reported that E-book sales are on a decline. As someone who was upset when Borders closed back in 2011, this seems like a victory. 87 more words

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