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  • Hi Emily, Don't be scared and keep writing. What you're seeing is a culmination of rel...lusive in retail book chains because they still operate in this Depression Era mode. Support your libraries in an...
  • Reflecting on  Charlene's comments from Wednesday - as women, we have a lot of purchasing power. What would happen if all of the women in the world only purchased books by other women? Not suggesting we do that, but is something to think about. Could be one way to change male bias in publishing. 
  • Love the Leaning Tower of Pisa reference! I have a few of those and I thought I was the only one. I keep purchasing books and borrowing from the local library (LOVE th...
  • Enticing - although I may not be Kindle purchasing for a minute, in the meantime, best of luck with readers!
  • Great article.  I self-published a children's book with Createspace and am quite happy with how everything finally turned out.  The one thing I will say about Createsp...
  • Thank you, Brooke. I was in need of an informed, serious pep talk. I’ve been marketing “Brenda Corrigan Went Downtown,” (http://bit.ly/1a5F27U) since it came out in Ap...
  • As amazing as this sounds, it doesn't surprise me. When I first began to write, I found it difficult to find critique groups that 'fit' me. Why? I am an African-Americ...
  • Libraries.. yes! My childhood is about libraries... the public libraries and the college libraries. But sadly, I haven't been doing libraries for a decade now. When I...
  • I have self-published my first three books using Lulu, Smashwords and Kindle Direct. I like the idea of providing readers with a choice of either purchasing the ebook...
  • Wow! How generous and thank you for the opportunity! I struggle with the query letter even the logline. All three books would be invaluable to me. I've just started, t...