What you must do:
1. Edit and proofread.
2. Check out what a publisher actually publishes and submission guidelines.
3. Don’t do this:
(Group email listing every email in the Association of Canadian Publishers’ directory in the “TO” box.)
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The copyright page is that page on the left-hand side where you find information about the publisher, ISBN, and the library cataloging number. This is also where publishers leave instructions to the reader, such as whether the material is shareable, disclaimers, and publisher contact information.
Before you send your book to layout, here are some [...]
The interview talks about the business of publishing, speaking, and yes, even hockey.
First question didn’t need much thought:
If you could tell one sentence to every prospective author out here, what would it be?
Writing is a business, not a lottery ticket.
Here’s the link to the rest.
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When it comes to teaching people about how to navigate the book publishing minefield, some things I don’t have to make up.
I have many examples of “what not to do” letters. All I have to do is past them and you will probably get the message. Bottom line, if you are gung ho at [...]
Ever since my Grade Eight Lit teacher at Highlands Junior High in Edmonton, Mrs. Duff, assigned a task to create stories from random pictures, it’s something that has stuck throughout my life.
I use this exercise in my manuscript development classes.
If I see a compelling subject with a certain look in their eyes, I [...]