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by kveenly
March 26th, 2011, 5:27 pm
Forum: Queries
Topic: Query: UNDER A DEAD MOON, fantasy
Replies: 5
Views: 939

Re: Query: UNDER A DEAD MOON, fantasy

Powerful magic comes easily to Lady Fierine Calloun, the daughter of the late, great Archmage Calloun. She’s too clever to have the magic burned out of her Is it normal to have magic burned out of you in this world? Or is the text referring to the practice of burning witches? But it seems in this w...
by kveenly
March 26th, 2011, 5:05 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: services provided by publishing houses?
Replies: 18
Views: 8832

Re: services provided by publishing houses?

Sorry, I also forgot to mention the importance of book clubs (huge for the adult market). Also, I wanted to share this article about why some ideas catch and why other ideas don't. I found it pretty convincing and think it explains why not everyone who has used self-publishing succeeds and others do...
by kveenly
March 26th, 2011, 4:58 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: services provided by publishing houses?
Replies: 18
Views: 8832

Re: services provided by publishing houses?

In terms of advertisements, I imagine publishers focus on those areas likeliest to produce results. While marketing James Patterson on TV makes sense, is it wise to be marketing books to an audience watching TV? Most writers don't have that sort of spillover potential. From my knowledge of publishin...
by kveenly
March 20th, 2011, 11:40 pm
Forum: Town Hall
Topic: The Introduction Thread
Replies: 618
Views: 193465

Re: The Introduction Thread

Hi everyone! I have been reading Nathan's blog for years now, but have been more of a lurker. I am a writer and an editor, and inspired by Nathan, I recently started to post about my experiences on my blog. I am working on a book of poems and a novel of literary fiction (yup, I expect neither fame n...