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You’ve Finished Your Manuscript-Now What? (Part 2)

For my second post about whether your manuscript is ready for publication and the value of a three-chapter evaluation, I would like to discuss the opening chapter more commonly referred to as ‘how to hook the reader.’ When I am

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What a Headache . . .

Oscar Wilde said he took out a comma in the morning and put it back in the afternoon. Long before I devoted endless hours going back over and over what I’d written, I laughed at that quote. No longer. I’d recently

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Launching Soon!

WRITING YOUR NOVEL: From Idea to Outline, to Plotting Your Way Through the 3-Act Structure Book 1 Have a great idea for a novel, but don’t know how/where to begin? Never Fear. Writing Your Novel will help you! A simple,

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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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Publishing – Self-Publishing, Online Publishing, Commerical/Trade

Are you ready to publish your novel? Thinking about self-publishing but overwhelmed by all the choices? Let L. Cooper Press help to break it down for you. Even though we’re a self-publishing author/publisher co-op, we can help with the confusion.

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L. Cooper Press

IS YOUR NOVEL READY FOR PUBLICATION? ARE YOU READY TO BECOME A PUBLISHED AUTHOR? AN INDEPENDENT AUTHOR? If you’ve considered self-publishing but do not know how, join us 1/15/15. Bring your opening two pages for critique and/or evaluation. Novel Writers Workshop,

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