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  • Beautiful and inspiring! I became acquainted with Anne Lamotte through reading "Operating Instructions" when I was carrying my daughter. I didn't want to stop at that, but to become...
  • ...enced and actually do know what we are doing. and work hard at providing our readers diverse programming. Because we are so pressed for time and operating with comparatively small budg...
  • ...he stats may be compelling enough to make the readers want to champion their favorite nascent authors. Many debut authors, like moi, are clearly operating in the red :-)
  • ...rs all the time even though he and I teach on the same content. People who think they have a corner on a particular topic are always going to be operating from a scarcity mentality, an...
  • Kamy Wicoff commented on her article What Makes A Book A Success?
    ...This is not to say we don't all want the world to read what we write, or love what we create. Of course we do. But if that is the center we are operating from, disappointment is prett...
  • ...up disintegrated.  Later I found out that the contract you sign with her gave her complete control of your manuscript for 5 years.  She is still operating her business....
  • ...ons, which is why those books are so expensive. You're competing in a very very tough space, but I think you must charge more so that you're not operating at a loss. You might be in a...
  • ...lso found that I if I remind myself to simply write something, even if it is all sorts of bad, just the act of starting somehow gets the machine operating. Quite a load of stupid writi...
  • ...s, and dictating seems you're not getting the words together the way you want.  Wrote my first novel on computer in 1985-89.  Unfortunately, the operating system is so far removed from...
  • ...e are not because of our submissions and vetting process. With subsidy publishing, you are paying for a service. While that is true here, we are operating as a traditional publisher wo...