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Marketing paperbacks

OK, I give up. I’ll try to stick to writing about writing and books, from now on, with, perhaps, the odd poem.

I’ve used the marketing title because the way we promote paperbacks is not the same as the methods used for ebooks. 157 more words


Let's talk about type

Has anyone picked up a book recently with the sole purpose of checking out the fonts?


Just me then… Although, to my defense, this was not done as an eccentric spur of the moment thing. 465 more words


Rolling with publishing flow

So a book that I had hoped to have published later next year just isn’t going to happen. I’m still finding too many gaps in my research that I need to fill in. 624 more words


Well, political frustrations aside, my novel is zipping along. I don’t want to get too hopeful, but maybe, just maybe, if I keep going at the rate I am I might finish the first draft by the end of the year–my one and only New Year’s resolution this year. 198 more words



Today, we have an excerpt from one of our original writers, Erica Roberts. She shares with us a part of her novel written for the first NaNoWriMo that she participated in at the Carleton Place Public Library. 2,156 more words


The Big Post-NaNoWriMo Update

So here we are. Another NaNoWriMo come and gone.

I’m honestly quite proud of this NaNo. I wrote a total of 115,000 words in two original fiction projects and a fanfiction project. 199 more words