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Overview of the writing, revision and publishing process

For those of you in the Southern California area I am giving a three hour presentation of how to plan, finish and then get your book published. It will be a very intense, detailed talk about the process of getting … Continue reading

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preparing your createspace book

Okay sorry for the delay, but as I stated before you must prep your book and have several people read it before switching into publisher mode. So, I have formatted my book for a paperback. This is the first of … Continue reading

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Overview of creating a paperback on CreateSpace

This is a walk through of a CreateSpace Paperback book. Sign into or create an account on createspace.com On the left “My Account” under “Member Dashboard” click on “Add New Title” This will bring you to a new page 1. … Continue reading

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The three venues for free self-publishing an overview

Here is an overview of the three choices of free self-publishing avenues that we will be detailing over the next month. There are other companies that will publish your book and you will get similar results. These companies offer more … Continue reading

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Self-publishing your book versions

We are moving into self-publishing. Even if you land an agent, you may put this publishing aside and work with your agent to prepare your book for presentation to publishers. Do not lose this work because in the maze of … Continue reading

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what to do waiting for agent response

You’ve sent out your queries waiting to see if you get a few bites. Remember you a competing not only with the 100,000 other writers trying to get representation, but you are competing with the agent’s clients. The writers already … Continue reading

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google docs revisted

I am taking a short pause here from the agent rant to let you know that google docs has improved. You can also save files as word files or a pdf. This improvement could be a challenge to open office … Continue reading

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The agent search

Our next step is to entice an agent into believing they can sell your book. Of course you believe your book is worthy, now you have to convince an agent to try and sell it. You need to exhaust all … Continue reading

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Plotting – or writing for healing – two different paths

I used to think the only way to finish a novel was to fully plot it and define characters conflict and the ending. I still believe this. However, what I have learned from the writing critique group I lead is … Continue reading

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And yet another reason people write novels

So many people say they want to write a book and never get past page one. Yet, in running my Pasadena based critique group I have found that one of the reasons a first time writer takes the risky step … Continue reading

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