Monthly Archives: September 2012

Book Reviews: Critics’ Comments We Can Cogitate On

A bunch of new books are out, fiction and nonfiction, and for writers the critics’  cautionary comments are worth cogitating on. I particularly got a good chuckle from Alex Koppelman’s remark about Nate Silver’s book  and Mary McNamara’s scathing review … Continue reading

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Publishing Industry New & Views

Several interesting announcements and commentaries this week. The biggest came from Zola Books, which on the surface appears to be a great opportunity for indie publishers, especially when compared to B&N, which is still operating in the 20th century, but … Continue reading

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What to Expect From Your Editor

Literary agents and book publishers receive tens of thousands of queries and submissions a year. Only a fraction of them are picked up. How do those few rise to the top? Good story telling, for sure. But as one literary … Continue reading

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