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  • It can be hard. The author responded to our withdrawal with their definition as to why it wasn't a simultaneous submission. The original publisher had expressed intere...
  • My most well-known book, Fear of Our Father, gets great reviews, but there are a few hateful jabs that would be upsetting, if I took them to heart. Sadly, the meanest...
  •   Hum - what have I learned this year about being a writer... Perhaps the greatest thing I have learned this year: I am a work in progress too, a best seller wai...
  • I think the industry should adopt a restocking fee standard for all book returns.  This is increasingly common for electronics and other items which actually only have...
  • I liked that suggestion about talking to teachers who might teach the book. I sent a copy of my novel, Devil's Kitchen, to a Japanese friend who'd encouraged me to wri...
  • 1. Tami, 'when I see an empty page I usually spend some time in freewriting, you know the automatic writing without stopping for 5 or 10 minutes, no thought to grammar...
  • Nice article, Julija.  I can add the University of Oklahoma Press to your list.  That is where my book was published and it was what I call a "memoir of place."  Title...
  • Have been considering this post since you wrote it.  When my book of poetry, "On the Rim of Wonder", came out two years ago, I already knew poetry books rarely hit bes...
  • For an update I've written a blog this morning: "Yesterday, #1 best-seller. Today... a nobody." ; ) http://bit.ly/IeBaos
  • can totally relate. I spent the summer sidetracked by my 21 yr old son's accident in Greece, leaving him with broken jaw, (wired shut for 6 weeks) and cooking up liqui...