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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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Pat Brown’s Guest Blog Post

I’m guest blogging on Montana Scribbler, Mona Leeson Vanek’s blog about what happens when you lose a publisher. Do you get the rights to your books back? If you do, what then. Find out what I’m doing since one of my … 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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Why You Should Self-Publish

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

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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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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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Lit Pop Missed Connections

Here at Lit POP headquarters, we are always looking for fun and innovative ways to spread the word about our unique contest. The people simply must know about the opportunity to win a free trip to Montreal, get published in Matrix, … Continue reading

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The Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Literary Contest

The Eden Mills Writers Festival had some problems with their new website, and as a result, we have extended the deadline to July 30, 2013, and increased the prize money to $250 (Happy 25th Anniversary to us!) The Eden Mills … Continue reading

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“Agent-curated” self-publishing

These days we hear a lot about the new ‘paradigm’ in publishing. Some could be very good for writers, some should be looked at with a jaundiced eye. David Gaughran, who writes a blog called Let’s Get Digital talks about a new, … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Grey: The New Publishing Paradigm

      Bethany Sales, Publisher and Writer writes, It’s sold 70 million copies worldwide, dominated theNew York Times bestseller list for over 50 weeks, and caused an 80 percent increase in sales for blindfolds. Read More:    

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Five online dictionaries

    A collection of online dictionaries from Daily Writing Tips. (It’s a good site to subscribe to) http://www.dailywritingtips.com/5-other-online-dictionaries/

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PWAC-Culture Days

Professional Writers Association of Canada, London and Southwestern Ontario, offers a day of free, interactive seminars for Culture Days 2012, on Sept. 29, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., at Central London Public Library, Stevenson & Hunt Room. The six one-hour … Continue reading

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