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WHY READERS STOP READING A BOOK

Reblogged from Lit World Interviews. Recently, we here at LitWorldInterviews.com conducted a survey,“Why do you put a book down?” and through the assistance of the writing community we had a very nice response. Now it’s time to share what we found. … Continue reading

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Genres Explained: Insights, Tips and Definitions From Literary Agents

Chuck Sambuchino, who writes a regular column for Writer’s Digest, talks to agents about definitions of various writing genres, which can be useful for pitching your work to both agents and publishers and even when it comes to marketing a … Continue reading

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Emma Donoghue

  Triple award winner, Emma Donoghue will read from her latest book, Frog Music. Fundraiser for Children’s and Youth literacy programs. Donations accepted at the door. A reception and book signing to follow. This event is sponsored by Friends of … Continue reading

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Publishing Rights Grabs

          An interesting article about rights grabs and why they aren’t a good thing.

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AuthorEarnings Report

In the world of self-publishing there are two disparate arguments. One side tells you that the successful self[publishers are few and far between and most self-pubbed books will sell less than a hundred copies. Others claim it’s the best path … Continue reading

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Publishing Scams and How they Work

        Great article about the business end of publishing and what you need to know if you go the self-publishing route. Self-Publishing  

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It’s NanoWriMo time again

Your challenge? Write a novel in a month. Every year writers are challenged to write 50,000 words in 30 days. A local London chapter will meet up a few times during the month to offer encouragement and the kick in … Continue reading

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Why You Should Self-Publish

    Should you self-publish? Hugh Howey thinks you’re wrong to do anything else.

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ThrillerFest IX

ThrillerFest IX is open for early bird registration. This is considered one of the premier writercentric conferences out there. It has craft panels and workshops run by best selling authors and attracts the most agents of any conference. If you … Continue reading

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Beware of publishing scams

There are unfortunately a number of companies  that call themselves publishing companies who over charge for shoddy services. This is only a small sample of who to avoid in your search for publication and where to go to research publishers … Continue reading

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Reports of the Death of the Indie Bookstore Greatly Exaggerated

    Defying the onslaught of the e-book revolution, many small bookshops see a rise in sales, aided by savvy business practices and the ‘buy local’ movement. By Yvonne Zipp, Correspondent / March 17, 2013 http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2013/0317/The-novel-resurgence-of-independent-bookstores

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SELF-PUBLISHING ON AMAZON

SELF-PUBLISHING ON AMAZON by Jodie Renner, Editor & Author, http://www.JodieRenner.com I’ve published two books myself on Amazon in the past year, as e-books, and also published them both in trade paperback on CreateSpace. Here are some of the many points … Continue reading

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