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Books for Writers on...well...WRITING!

If all I needed to do was write one hot mess of 80, 000 words to get my book published—then I would have hot messes published all over the place. 470 more words


Submission to a Literary Agent or a Publishing House

The submission to a literary agent or a publishing house, consists of two stages: the query letter and the book proposal. The query letter is a first written communication, one page maximum, introducing yourself and your book or book project, in which you ask the agent or editor if he’s interested in receiving a broader proposal. 684 more words

On Editing

BEA Totally Blows When You Have to Work There

Gone are the days when we could wander aimlessly through the aisles of The Javits Center, collecting all the book swag we wanted. No longer can we map out a plan of who’ll stand in what line to get which books so we don’t miss out on all the BEA freebies. 303 more words


Friends of the Chicago River Joins Community River Planning Project

An experienced member of the publishing industry, Jerome Eberle spent a number of years as a publishing assistant with the American Library Association’s Booklist magazine. Jerome Eberle has also supported his community by volunteering with Friends of the Chicago River, which strives to improve the condition of the Chicago River so people and wildlife can enjoy the space. 130 more words

Jerome Eberle

5/30/15 Bookstores 2

I want to work in a bookstore because I’m a writer. Now, I understand that working in a bookstore doesn’t mean you get to hang around and read books all day, nor would I want to do that. 545 more words

Free Writes

Author Doubt: An AFTERWORLDS Perspective

I was reading Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld the other day and I was amazed at the amount of times I felt like throwing my hands up and crying, “YES! 1,750 more words