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by jollyllp
June 26th, 2013, 5:30 am
Forum: Ask Nathan
Topic: Stand-Alone Fantasy
Replies: 2
Views: 2512

Re: Stand-Alone Fantasy

Fantasy usually takes time to build up. There are worlds to introduce, magic systems with rules and characters that are many shades of grey. This is why so many fantasy books these days are trilogies or series. A few recent ones come to mind; Name of the Wind, The Warded Man and Mistborn to name a f...
by jollyllp
June 26th, 2013, 5:24 am
Forum: Finding An Agent
Topic: Is a low-selling self-published book considered baggage?
Replies: 7
Views: 12212

Re: Is a low-selling self-published book considered baggage?

A self published book is a way to get published more easily. However, it also makes it much more complicated to sell the resulting books. They must be sold by the writer in order to make back the book publishing costs and to find an audience. Without a publisher to back the writer, the he must handl...