Read these to get it in gear for 2009:
"Readers are half the equation."
~J.A. Konrath's post, "Control Freak"
"Okay, let's get one thing straight, getting published is not easy."
~Mike Delloso in a short interview, "Ask the Author" for the Evening Sun (Hanover, PA)
"I thought I’d give you a peek into what I give my authors, the
insider's look into the work I make my clients go through before I
submit anything to publishers."
~Bookends Literary, LLC, A Literary Agency, "What is a book proposal for nonfiction writers"
Seth Godin's most popular posts from 2008 (many are must-reads!)
~Seth Godin's blog, "A year's worth of popular posts"
Joe Wikert points out publishing industry articles writers need to read like this one, "The New Austerity in Publishing from the NYT
My editor, and Editorial Director over at Writer's Digest Books, also stays on top of industry buzz and shares the best links: There Are No Rules
And off into 2009 we go!
If you are in need of assistance getting nonfiction published, building your platform and/or writing a saleable nonfiction book proposal, my classes start on January 14. More info here.
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