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The Never Give Up Game Plan to Getting Published by Duffy Brown

Self-publishing is a great way to get your work out there, no doubt about it, but it’s not for everyone. With all the articles out there on self-pub, this is my two cents on getting published with a traditional publishing house. The best way to guarantee you’ll never get published is to not send out your work…and keep sending …
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Authors Behaving Badly by Sarah Madison

There’s something terribly fascinating about train wrecks, about watching someone publicly crash and burn online. You can’t help reading the post, watching the video footage, following the interactions, wanting to join in… except you’re smarter than that. Right? Some of us aren’t, though. When emotions run high, we can forget how incredibly easy it is …
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Show and Tell in the Brave New World of Writing to Sell by Terese Ramin

As writers, novelists, and storytellers, whether published or unpublished, we’ve all heard the adages about the right way to present a work of either fiction or non-fiction. We’ve been told to “show not tell”, to “write down the bones”, to make use of “deep point of view”. We’ve been told to “get it down”, to …