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by heyjude
April 21st, 2011, 12:34 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: DIY Pub
Replies: 13
Views: 1879

Re: DIY Pub

Thanks, Margo. Actually, I'm doing most of that. I belong to two writers' groups and have a very committed chapter-exchange/editing partner. I paid a bundle to have my manuscript evaluated by a professional editing company (they said it was good!), I've taken several Gotham writing courses and have ...
by heyjude
April 21st, 2011, 10:10 am
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: DIY Pub
Replies: 13
Views: 1879

Re: DIY Pub

Hey, Margo -
Pathetically, pretty true. Feeling a little cynical these days.
by heyjude
April 19th, 2011, 12:40 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: DIY Pub
Replies: 13
Views: 1879

DIY Pub

You decide to publish your manuscript and your dreams are small. You don’t want much. A $15,000 advance, enough to buy a SmartCar. You query. You query. You query. You query. Nearly eighty times. You get rejections. You get silence. You’re asked for a few chapters. You’re asked for the full manuscri...