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This Week in Indie Publishing

Originally posted on Author Don Massenzio:
If Your Protagonist is a Person of Color Your Book Cover Might Get Whitewashed The old phrase is that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but if that were true a significant chunk of the marketing industry wouldn’t exist. We absolutely judge books by their covers, and…

#NotesFromTheRiver – Back Again With Some Exciting Announcements

Originally posted on The Write Stuff:
After a long hiatus, I’ve caught up enough that I can begin posting my weekly #Notes on the St. Johns River Eco Tours blog. Hope you’ll check out this week’s announcements, and if you live in central Florida, will consider attending some of the events. Thanks for sharing this,…

What’s the best thing here?

Originally posted on Dan Alatorre – AUTHOR:
your humble host I have this writing contest going on, and it’s tricky what to say about it. I’ve seen these contests change people’s lives! More or less. If I say, “Hey, we are getting more entries to date than ever before!” – does that scare people away…

Book Promo Reminder – Smashwords’ Summer/Winter Sale (July 1-31)…

Book Promo Reminder – Smashwords’ Summer/Winter Sale (July 1-31)…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Lorinda J Taylor is participating in Smashwords’ Summer/Winter Sale (July 1-31)  All my books are half-price and 4 of them are free: The Termite Queen (both volumes) The Labors of Ki’shto’ba Huge-Head, v.1: The War of the Stolen Mother The Man Who Found Birds among…

9 Query Mistakes That Could Lead To Instant Literary Agent Rejection | Writer’s Relief…

9 Query Mistakes That Could Lead To Instant Literary Agent Rejection | Writer’s Relief…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Few literary agents expect query letters to be 100% perfect—especially if the author is new. That said, most literary agents DO expect a certain level of competence and a fundamental understanding of publishing industry etiquette. If you’re a writer hoping to get a book published,…

DAW Books Opens Its Doors to Sci-Fi and Fantasy Writers – No agent needed – by Erica Verrillo…

DAW Books Opens Its Doors to Sci-Fi and Fantasy Writers – No agent needed – by Erica Verrillo…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
on Publishing … and Other Forms of Insanity: EXTRACT from DAW Statement: “Science fiction and fantasy have always been genres in which creators have infinite space to explore bold and inventive new ideas, while also reflecting the multiplicity of cultures, traditions, and identities of our…

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Summer #Sale – #Free Books – Olga Nunez Miret, Paul Andruss and Sally Cronin

Originally posted on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life:
Welcome to the second of the Summer Sale posts where authors in the bookstore are offering their books FREE. That would include one of my books which I have put in the sale too. N.B: There are still three places left for Saturday 21st…

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