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Fight or Surf the Publishing Industry Tidal Wave By Stephanie Hansen

People have been saying it for years, the publishing industry is changing. As with any industry, it’s always changing. But, with eBooks, audiobooks, Amazon, and the internet earthquakes, the publishing industry is seeing changes disproportionate to any it’s seen before. Shelf life is now forever with eBooks. Amazon sells about 50% of print and 70% …
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How Genre & Category Impact Your Ability to Get Published By Meg LaTorre

Genre, please? For writers beginning their querying career, one of the key questions you will be asked is this: what genre is your book in? However, as you may surmise, that’s a rather loaded question. Perhaps your tale takes place both on Earth and in another medieval world, features new mythical creatures, and your protagonist …
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Surviving the Alien Literary Landscape by Andrew Buckley

Remember in the third Star Trek movie (the original ones, not the ones that have that lens flare problem) when they were working on terraforming planets?  They’d fire a missile into a dead planet and lush life would begin to grow, an atmosphere would develop, and it’d be a completely different place than before.  That’s …