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Terri Giuliano Long
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Terri Giuliano Long, a frequent guest blogger, with appearances on hundreds of blogs, is a contributing writer for IndieReader and Her Circle eZine. She lives with her family on the East Coast and teaches at Boston College. Her debut novel, In Leah’s Wake, winner of the Global eBook Award, Popular Fiction, and Indie Discovery Award, Literary Fiction, has sold over 120,000 copies worldwide. For info, please visit her website or blog. Or connect via Facebook or Twitter

Blog Entries by Terri Giuliano Long

6 Steps to Achieving a Writer's Dreams

(1) Comments | Posted April 18, 2013 | 11:59 AM

There has never been a more exciting or vibrant time to be an author. At its best, the industry gives us an opportunity to express ourselves and rewards successful authors with fame, fortune, and literary awards. At its worst, publishing is difficult, fraught with rejection, loneliness, and disappointment. While there...

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Paperback Distribution: Createspace vs. Lightning Source

(17) Comments | Posted March 6, 2013 | 9:31 PM

Last year, I wrote a post for Molly Greene's excellent blog detailing print and distribution options for self-published authors. Since then new options have emerged: boutique distributors such as Small Press United, for example, now work with self-publishers. Still, for most authors, Createspace, Amazon's DIY self-publishing...

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Which Publishing Option Is Right for You?

(12) Comments | Posted February 15, 2013 | 4:23 PM

In the old days, there were two ways to publish: with traditional houses, the optimal choice, or their ugly step-sister, vanity presses. Today, in addition to large and small traditional houses, there are various self-publishing options, including DIY platforms, self-publishing partnerships, also called assisted self-publishing, and, for self-publishers who want...

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The Year Indies Finally Got On Top

(10) Comments | Posted December 28, 2012 | 2:15 AM

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When I published In Leah's Wake in 2010, self-publishing was, for all intents and purposes, in its infancy. Yes, authors had been self-publishing for years, but it was only when e-readers finally entered the mainstream that self-publishing exploded. Suddenly, platforms like Amazon's...

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