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Online Publishers

As some of you know, I’m an advocate of publishing either with a major commercial publisher through an agent, or self-publishing. To avoid one of the hundreds of ebook publishers on the net. WHY?

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Dialogue versus Talking Heads – Part 2

by Karen McCullough For Part 1, click HERE: Here are five questions to ask yourself when you’re editing your own dialogue: 1. Is it boring? What’s boring? How about this: “Hi, Helen,” Joe said. “How are you doing today?” “I’m just

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Poor Lady . . .

In my Spam folder this morning, I found a desperate plea from a Mrs. Julian in the UK, who’s dying and wants to share her vast wealth with me. You see, as she explained, she has no children, and she

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Want To Interest an Agent?

  Have you wondered if you should attend a writers conference? How do you pitch to an agent or publisher’s rep? If you’ve ever considered signing up for a conference and pitching session, you’ll want to attend our next meeting.

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Manuscript Evaluations

L. Cooper Press is, in my opinion, the best for authors who wish to be independent. As Gen Mgr, I think they offer the best terms for writers, and as an author who’s been with ‘traditional’ as well as the smaller

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P & E Readers Poll Results

For those of you who’ve asked for the results, thank you for your interest. I’m flattered you care enough to inquire. So for you, and also to share my excitement, The House on Serpent Lake finished at #5, and all the

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