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What I as an editor would like for Christmas:

Santa, I hope for these things: Authors who are passionate about their subjects and who are willing to do long lists of promotional things to get the book into the hands of the public Authors who see suggested editing changes
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How does a Book Doc operate? Let’s get specific.

Recent statistics show that 40% of books being released are self published now. There is an annoying, a frustrating amount of companies popping up when you “Google” a search for “self publishing.” These companies will take a would-be author’s money
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Designing and Living a Lifelong Career in Writing Part IV: On making a life career with the novel

“Climbing the ladder” is a phrase we often use in talking about how to achieve a successful career. In the non-writing (or sometimes the writing) world it means you start at the bottom, and how high you climb depends on
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Designing and Living a Lifelong Career in Writing Part III? Following unexpected twists and turns!

It is strange what trajectory a writing life can take. At Broad Ripple High School in the 50s  kids could work on the school newspaper or yearbook, and I enthusiastically signed up. What a privilege it was to have the
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