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  • To fellow shy-person Kristin, Thanks for the encouraging posting. Can you explain to me how it works when you've sold books via FB? Janet
  • The exact same thing happened to me -- an internet friend sent me an email detailing at least two dozen glaring typos -- but she did it after I had already published!...
  • PS to Kathryn.  Decided to pick up on your suggestion and look up Mr. Konrath's blog.  He is impressive in many ways, and seems to know a lot.  He also speeds along an...
  • No experience with agents regarding the issue of changes, but working with a developmental editor, I was surprised to find that the "resonation" litmus test worked ver...
  • As sad as it sounds the fact that books -in such huge amounts- are being returned, I love Barnes&Noble as a reader. It has been my absolute favourite bookstore for...
  • Hi Rachel, Brilliantly funny reporting about the sex apps in my I-Phone etc.! Hard to believe and yet, only too obvious as this "appsession" knows it customers: the et...
  • Most books are still sold via word of mouth so if you treat each person as if they matter, they will make sure(if you've worked your craft right!) to spread the word. I really loved, and made note of, the fact that bookstores aren't always the best place to have an event.
  • I self-published my humor, non-fiction eBook A WALK IN THE SNARK using a professional editor and cover artist. I cofounded the Indie Book Collective last October and w...
  • As much as I agree with the intent of this post, I'd have to disagree on one aspect of it. Publishers, both traditional and indie, pick authors with large platforms to...
  • I'm lucky that I started out as a (very) amateur travel writer, just sending emails to a short list of friends and family. As I met people, and they asked to be added...