Archive | May, 2010

Traditional publishing vs. self-publishing – which is best for writers?

Is it better for a writer to shop her book around to traditional publishing houses or to dive in and self-publish or use a publish on demand or POD company? Should a writer create a book proposal or hire someone to create that proposal and then find a publishing agent and trust the agent o […]

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Content mill Suite101 may be improving for writers

I’ve written for Suite101 and other content mill farms in various iterations on and off for about 10 years and have seldom been a fan of how they treat writers. But let me say this: Suite101’s newest management team, seems to have a better path. There have been a confusing number of shake ups there, […]

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Writing jobs people do better than computers – indexing

A blog called Editorial Inspirations has a terrific post about why a human can create a book index better than a computer can. If you are wrapping up your non-fiction book project, chances are you’ve figured out your readers need an index to make the most of your book. You may find it isn’t always […]

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Why writers care about Archie Comics new gay character Kevin Keller

Don’t tell me you never read Archie Comic books, cuz I won’t buy it. I still read them, and am really pleased to see the always contemporary series is introducing a gay character to their engaging cast in Riverdale. The September issue of Veronica will feature girlish pursuit-turned-bromance when Veronica sets her sights on Kevin […]

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