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Dear Local Paper: An Open Letter

The polarizing political year has brought several problematic aspects of the media to the forefront. Several newspapers have lost notable readerships, just because of a newspaper’s petty bias . In truth, the future doesn’t look good for many periodicals. This doesn’t…

Agent Fees and Standard Practices

Literary agents work much like attorneys. It is that simple. Instead of legal representation, they provide literary representation. They approach editors much like the way an attorney would approach a judge. With careful persuasion, they encourage the publisher to accept…

All About Copyrights

Note: This discussion only applies to authors seeking traditional publishers. Many authors have a backwards concept of copyrighting their manuscript. As soon as they complete a final draft, many start looking into copyrights, even before they locate a publisher. This…

Published

Originally Published at http://horrorwriter.diaryland.com/published.html @ 10:56 p.m. Well, it’s happened. It’s finally happened. My book was accepted to a print publisher. FINALLY. I don’t know what to do or think or say right now about that. I’m still a little…