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Have you tried and failed to find a literary agent? Grown tired of pitch sessions and query letters? The Big Book of Small Presses and Independent Publishers lists over 350 small presses, book contests, university presses, and independent publishers that take “unagented” submissions. This book is for you if you have: finished writing your book; given […]
MacDonald’s confident prose and great summaries and organization give readers that same empowered feeling to go out and seek publication themselves, without having to rely on or feel judged by an old fashioned middle man.
– K.C. Finn, for Readers’ Favorites
In an era when traditional publishing feels unattainable to so many people, this book is a beacon of hope.
– Annie Tucker, Writing Coach
…a valuable resource for authors without an agent. The info is clear, concise and provides helpful guidance on what to include for each submission. Well done!
– Becky Parker Geist, President of Bay Area Independent Publishers Assn., chapter leader of NonFiction Authors Assn., and CEO of Pro Audio Voices Inc.
In this column I’m asking subscribers to share their knowledge about writing, publishing, and marketing their books. I’m calling it “Ten Questions.” Thank you, Gail Aldwin, for sharing your insights about what it takes to get a book into print. – Marylee MacDonald Author Tip: “I follow a three-act structure to avoid narrative dead ends […]
Are you a writer, or are you an author? Here’s the difference. A writer has one story to tell, and although it may take years to finish a book, a writer will feel content when that book is done. An author–someone who aspires to have a career as a creative person–will feel driven to learn […]