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  • Julie-- As a college history major, I was also lamenting the loss of letters --- but, thanks to the NSA, maybe all those emails will be available ;-)  Just kidding, although I sometimes slip into letter writing mode in emails, my Millennial sons' emails can only be described as "terse".
  • I learned (I hope) to quit thinking I have to have a major chunk of time to write. Pages pile up. Working even an hour a day--if you do it consistently--will eventually grow a novel.
  • Sue
    This blog comes following the news yesterday that due to problems with our accounting department , we have lost (at least in theory ) four of our six markets with a ma...
  • @Lisa, it really is important to find an editor who "gets you." When shopping for an editor, you can tell a lot by the way she replies to your email or converses with...
  • I'm an indie pubbed author. For a multitude of reasons I decided to forgo traditional publishers. The biggest reason being I wanted to epub. I believe this market is g...
  • I didn't realize how much of my own money I'd have to spend trying to get noticed among the many, many books e-published each and every day.  That has ranged from the...
  • Really, I just wanted to be on the Daily Show. In my really ambitious daydreams, I wondered who would play who in the movie. :) More seriously, though, I hoped a major...
  • Thanks for this lovely post. I'm in much the same boat, writing about a woman about my age with a similar past to me, and similar problems at an age when I had those s...
  • I wrote an article on this subject many years ago, so not sure if it's still relevant. I called all the major bookstores at the time (before CreateSpace). Those who re...
  • Great article. I recently shed the last vestige of my traditional publishing past (25 years with major houses): I parted from my agent. For the last six years I have w...