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Diversity in Publishing and Marketing
October 9, 2017 Writing Advice Nancy E Miller

  Many non-writing people think publishing is pretty much a linear process.  You submit the book; the publisher prints it.  Only authors understand the myriad of decisions one makes when taking your manuscript to print, marketing that print, and the image you present to the world. With Crystal Unicorns, I started with self-publishing and a

Worldbuilding in Historical Fiction: Fact versus Fiction
May 17, 2017 Writing Advice David Wiley

Writers are able to blur the lines between fact and fiction while writing in many genres. Certain genres come with expectations, such as Fantasy readers are okay with tons of fiction (even in Urban Fantasy) because they come ready to suspend belief in what they know. Science Fiction is a genre where there is usually

May 25, 2012 Writing Stephanie Ayers

Kate sighed as she viewed the landscape around her. It was farm country. Black dapples spread over lush green, their brown spotted white counterparts dispersed like a chess game among them. Large metal silos and red barns with big black roofs were a common site along the highway. The houses varied from small, simplistic single-story

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