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“Secret Writing Rules” and Why to Ignore Them…

“Secret Writing Rules” and Why to Ignore Them…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
by Anne R. Allen Somerset Maugham famously said, “There are three rules for writing. Unfortunately, nobody knows what they are.” But pretty much everybody you meet in the publishing business will give you a list of them. (One is “never start a sentence with ‘there…

2018 Book Industry Predictions: Are Indie Authors Losing Their Independence?

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Mark Coker at Smashwords  ? Welcome to my annual publishing predictions post where I prognosticate about the future and share my views on the state of the indie nation. Each year around this time I polish off my imaginary crystal ball and ask it what the…

Submit Your 2017 Nominations

Submit Your 2017 Nominations

Originally posted on Planetary Awards:
Happy New Year — it’s time to nominate your favorite science fiction and fantasy writing for the 2017 Planetary Awards. We’re again doing only two categories: Shorter story (under 40,000 words/160 paperback pages) Longer story (novels) If you’re a blogger, podcaster, or youtuber, the nomination process is easy: State your…

Meet Guest Author, Lisa Reynolds…

Meet Guest Author, Lisa Reynolds…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Born in 1990 in the smallest county in Ireland, Louth, I was a surprise baby coming almost 21 years after my only sibling, my sister Sharon. But I was always very much loved despite the surprise. And in return I love my parents and sister…

How to Get Your Book Picked Up By A Publisher…

How to Get Your Book Picked Up By A Publisher…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
By Lisa Brown  on Just Publishing Advice site: Do you fancy seeing your name in print? Or is it the drive to make a living from your passions that got you writing a book? You probably have a stack of numerous written pages in your…

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