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Rights Reversions: What’s Next? By Lisa Fox

One of my publishers recently went on a bender, or some such nonsense, and consequently imploded. I won’t go into the details of how I got my rights back here, but it was a long and arduous process. Unfortunately, as every writer is different, every contract is different too, and my situation would never be …
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Surviving the fall… by Decadent Kane

What do you do as an indie author when the indie or small publishing house you were working with goes out of business? You have several options- quit…which in my opinion isn’t so much an option. Find a new publisher. Self-publish. Each author has their own views on all aspect publishing wise- especially when it …
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Behind The Scenes: The Road to Self Publishing by Henry Corrigan

There was a time, not long ago, that I considered myself to be the Black Death of small press publishers. For several months, the number of Houses which collapsed shortly after working with me was too eerie to be a coincidence. In 2014 I was fortunate enough to have one of my stories accepted for …
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Graphic Design for Authors: Understanding the Basic Costs by Shauna Aura Knight

We all know the tired adage, don’t buy a book by its cover. Except…we totally do. As authors, a book cover is the single most important piece of our marketing package. Title and blurb come a close second, and graphic design of other marketing collateral is important too. However, with the self-publishing blitz, I have …