Can I just say, or plead, if you are a self-published author please don’t use these PR firms to accumulate reviews for your book! (You’re wasting your money, you know?)Read More If I Don’t Know You…Don’t Ask Me to read your Crap Book: Part 2
We talked about options for getting it into an editor’s hands: finding an agent, submitting to a publisher that took unsolicited manuscripts, or maybe even meeting an editor at a con and showing them their work. This person definitely was interested in getting an editor’s eyes on their work and seeing if they could sell it. However (and this was a big HOWEVER), they were apprehensive. They liked the idea of being paid money for it, seeing it in print and all the jazz that comes along with that sort of thing, it was just that they weren’t “a real writer”, and feared how they would be perceived by an editor.Read More All That Is Permissible
…are Creative Writing courses preparing writers to navigate publishing on a professional level? Are the students leaving university with a Creative Writing degree and understand the ins and outs of their industry?Read More Ask Yourself one Question: Is This Worth the Student-debt?