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DIY – THERE’S A RIGHT WAY

[Here’s a new idea – if you are thinking of self-publishing, ask someone who has had 90 books published the traditional way.  This Crabbit Old Bat (self-described) is a breath of fresh sea water (I don’t know the appropriate analogy – … Continue reading

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STELLAR WRITING POSSIBLE FOR NON-STARS

[“It is now affordable for an author to hire professional help for all the steps needed to publish a stellar book.”  In the following link, Gary Gauthier says so much that is agreeable to a self-publisher.  When someone echoes my … Continue reading

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CUT TO THE NITTY-GRITTY

[The following is an excerpt from a 7,000-word exchange between Barry Eisler and Joe Konrath.  They are discussing an internal memo of Hachette Book Group that someone leaked.  The discussion becomes a paean for self-publishing.  Remember, these guys, Barry and Joe, are … Continue reading

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WHY SWITCH?

[What’s so great about traditional publishing?  One watchword is legitimacy.  That idea is not going away anytime soon. However.  Many of the other benefits writers have “traditionally” associated with “traditional” publishing, are being demythologized.  One “benefit” is marketing.  I am discovering … Continue reading

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