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journey to publication  // Posts tagged as "journey to publication"

01 Oct Posted by in Writing Life | 2 comments

What Led Me to ACFW

What Led Me to ACFW

When I started writing, people advised me to join a writers’ group. I thought why get together with writers and talk about writing, when I can just write. After two years of going it alone, I’d gotten 102 rejections and one POD book published. When the book released, I learned what Print On Demand publishing […]

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Conference Follow Through

Conference Follow Through

Did an agent or an editor request a query, proposal, or—be still my heart—your full manuscript at the conference you attended recently? Did you send what they requested? The second question may sound odd. But I hear the stats once: 7 out of 10 writers who received requests at conferences don’t follow through.  Why? Beats […]

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30 Aug Posted by in Writing Tips | 3 comments

Tips on editing

Tips on editing

Many writers are not authors. That may sound harsh, but it is not meant as an indictment against writers.  If you have not completed a work you have not authored. A lot of would-be-authors never get to the end of the book (or story) because they are caught up in editing as they write. You […]

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Do I Need An Agent?

Do I Need An Agent?

The question every writer must ask themselves. Recently I was in the hallowed position of having one or not. My choice. After reading up on the subject, I decided that since I was contracted with Heartsong Presents I didn’t need an agent. HP contracts are pretty standard and having an agent wouldn’t do me much […]

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07 Feb Posted by in Inspiration | 8 comments

The Road to Publication – In God’s Time

The Road to Publication – In God’s Time

Since I was a small child, my goal has been clear: I want to write stories.It seemed simple enough. Find a sturdy pencil and a Big Chief tablet, and put my ideas into words. When I thought about what I wanted to do when I grew up, that was simple too, I wanted to be like my […]

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