What You Need to Know about Tsu.co, the New Social Network that’s Taking the Publishing World by Storm

By Falcon Storm/ So, umm, what exactly is Tsu? Well, besides being a letter in the Japanese language, Tsu is a new social media network, which was created

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Hey, Authors: You’re Doing Twitter Wrong!

By Melissa Storm/ I grew sick of all the spam and abandoned Twitter what seems like a very long time ago. It was gradual at first. In my heyday,

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Trying to Get Your Book Traditionally Published? Five Things You Should Know about Editorial Boards

By Olivia La Bianca/ Editorial board meetings, where editors pitch possible authors or books to the heads of the department, can be both inspiring and heartbreaking to witness. Editors come

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The Scary World of Self Publishing: 8 Myths Busted

By Kyoko M/ Self-publishing is a lot of things. It’s scary, exciting, and still in its toddler stages, stumbling around bumping into tables and giggling as it spins around in

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NaNoWriMo Mode: How To Keep Pace After The Writing Month Ends

By Cari Bennette/ Are you already starting to wonder how you’re going to keep up the break-neck productivity of the National Novel Writing Month when it ends? November’s drawing

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The Map of Your Manuscript’s Quest

By Olivia La Bianca/ I worked in a major publishing house as an editorial intern earlier this year. In that time, I watched innumerable manuscripts being passed from desk

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4 ways to do a book trailer and a comprehensive review of each

By Emlyn Chand/ Book trailers – they’re a hot new trend that’s sweeping the publishing industry. Only time will tell if this latest promotional device is a seasonal flavor

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How to approach the publishing industry: Advice from the trenches

By Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar/ For nearly three years I’ve been working at a publishing company in the Middle East (www.bqfp.com.qa). Prior to this I was an academic who published scholarly articles,

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Who will buy your book? Examine your writing with a business-mind

By Kira McFadden/ For years I’ve seen masses of articles, blogs, and quips about the publishing process. Many of these articles are about querying, editing your own work, what

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Why publishers reject manuscripts and what you need to do to get noticed

By Richard White/ So you’ve finally wrapped up the novel you have spent countless hours labouring over. You have edited and proofread and edited and proofread again, confident that

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