Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
INTO THE WILDERNESS, a novel
Media outlets that I currently write for:
Vermont Public Radio (vpr.net)
The Commons (commonsnews.org) an independent weekly
The Brattleboro (VT) Reformer (book reviews)
My writing is:
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
Services I offer to other writers:
I lead writing circles and critique circles for writers, and I teach writing in schools (k-12), college, prison, senior centers and in the community-at-large.
I offer editorial services for both fiction and non-fiction.
Please see my website for further information, www.deborahleeluskin.com
"Thanks to networking on this site, I found Jim Brown's conversion services and have successfully published INTO THE WILDERNESS on Amazon so that it looks as good as it does in hard copy. Jim also converted the book for the iBookstore and Google…"
"Carolyn: Thanks for your detailed response. Now my question is: does anyone have any experiences with eBook publishers (my novel doesn't suit Zetta's list) .and or eBook publishing services, where I can have my book formatted and then…"
"Congratulations, Zetta, on your terrific interview, and to you, Pauline, for the link to the Atlantic article about google's entrance into e-publishing.
I'm starting my research into publishing INTO THE WILDERNESS electronically. My…"
"Joan, the Power of Deliberate Thinking is a life-saver - one of those flotation devices thrown to someone in peril of drowning. I've sent links to two of my daughters who are writing college theses this coming term, and I'm wondering how…"
My publisher uses Print-on-Demand technology. There was no advance and no advance copies. White River Press did all the work of creating the physical book; all the marketing is up to me (including review copies). We negotiated the…"
"Thanks for this post. It explains why, when someone asks me what I do, I'm always torn between saying, "I write grocery lists" and "I drive my kids places," (both of which are true). Lately, however, I've entered the…"
"I'm just learning about the e-market. I did not sell the e-rights of INTO THE WILDERNESS to my publisher (White River Press), and from what I'm learning, I could publish the book electronically myself and earn 70-80% of the retail price.…"
Delighted to have you join us the Novelist group. You might jump in by telling us what you’re working on in the “Show Me Your Novel and I’ll Show You Mine” discussion if you're not too uncomfortable talking about what you're working on. I’ll look forward to chatting with you!
For your electronic format...go to Smashwords.com and look at their sample to determine how to format. You can use the same format, just change "Smashwords" to "Kindle" on Amazon's Kindle. Both are free to upload. Price above $2.99 on Kindle...
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"@Cathi—I don't think things have changed very much. I get the impression that things are the same, that bookstores just don't want to deal. I can understand that to a certain degree. Everyone is swamped. It's easier to work with…"
"I've always had stories in my head...I thought everyone did. But I finally sat down to write my first romance novel when my parents were sick. I thought I was already busy, what with raising 4 kids, while working multiple part-time…"
"@Lisa, this is ridiculous indeed. If anything I would say that having one of CS's ISBNs is a hindrance. Frustrating that they're doing that. Sounds a little like bullying to me. Which is not surprising."