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10 Things I Wish I Knew About Being an Author That I Learned the Hard Way

Deborah Plummer | Posted 05.19.2013 | Home
Deborah Plummer

I have been blessed to be a published author both by the traditional process and I have self-published where I managed every aspect of the process. From both processes, here is what I have learned.

Should Authors Spend Money on Publicity and Marketing?

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 02.16.2013 | Home
Randy Susan Meyers

My goal is to get my book in front of as many readers' eyes in as many ways as possible. It seemed simplistic when I said it, but really -- other than that which exists to serve ones ego, what else is there for a writer?

Ten Tips for Nabbing Yourself a Literary Agent

Jay Clark | Posted 08.25.2012 | Home
Jay Clark

So, after years of torturing yourself beyond emotional repair, making several highly unnecessary sacrifices to the gods, and, finally, signing a contract (in blood) entitled Deal with the Devil, you've managed to finish your book.

How To Follow Up With A Literary Agent

| Posted 05.30.2012 | Home

From Writer's Relief staff: It’s hard to be patient when you’ve sent out a query letter and still haven’t heard back from your literary age...

Twitter Does Not Sell Books. This 5-Point Plan Does

Denise Brodey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Denise Brodey

By that, I mean, authors who write really valuable, amusing, aha-moment Twitter feeds--they sell books. By being engaging, authors build a following, and ultimately, increase their book sales.

Amazon Sucks Up To Literary Agents

Crain's New York Business | Matthew Flamm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Amazon.com has gone on a charm offensive. The online retailing giant flew out a dozen of New York's top literary agents last week for a day of meetin...