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Notes for a Plain Sonnet

by John Timothy Robinson They called my sonnet a disregard of form, prefer instead work that preserves, revives a beauty now which makes a reader worn of meter, rhyme, what day it was, the time. We don’t though often talk that way, emphatic to modulate a voice, almost of air….

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On Self-publishing

by John Wells It’s a conversation I’ve had with almost every writer I know: does it ever make sense to self-publish work? Despite the miracle of electronic submissions, it’s still a months-long process, submitting and waiting for word on your poem, your story, your essay. For the publishing of a…

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Teresa Lo and Other Successful Authors Give Their Best Writing Advice

by Gabbi Hall All across Youtube, writers give advice on everything from editing to vocabulary to publishing. We’ve compiled three great tips from a variety of authors to help you better your own skills. Teresa Lo, author of “Hell’s Game,” on rejection: Michael Levin, New York Times bestselling author, on…

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Choosing a Publishing Method

By Yvonne Perry Perhaps you are writing a fiction mystery novel, and are unsure whether to look for an agent to pitch your book to a conventional publisher, self-publish on your own, or use a publish-on-demand company to bring your book to market. There are a few things to consider…

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The Perks of Self-Publishing with Lulu.Com

by Gabbi Hall In May 2013, I published my first book, a project I co-authored with my friend, Elizabeth “Liz” Murray. “It Takes a Village: How global engagement online has changed media events” runs 115 pages long and takes a look at the evolution of social media and its relationship…

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