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So maybe I’m psychic. This morning in my Google Reader, I found a post from The Writer’s Helper describing the Self Publisher’s Place (click here to read the post). Of course I had to jump over and check out the website (Self Publishers Place). It’s a fledging site with the […]

Print on Demand

I’ve been following the print-on-demand (or self-publishing) issue for several years, watching as self-publishing has become (more) legitimized, and always with a bit of amusement given that some of the most revered authors in literature were self-published (ex: Virginia Woolf and Walt Whitman). What troubles me is that the “jury” […]

An Essential Editing Manual

Editing manuals are like potato chips: You can’t have just one. Not if you’re a writer or editor. One manual may be most effective in explaining the proper use of tenses; another is better at describing the pitfalls of poor punctuation. A third might be the most up-to-date on using […]

National Novel Editing Month

March is National Novel Editing Month and I’ve signed up to spend at least 50 hours editing my NaNoWriMo novel–The House. And I’m going to somehow do that while working 50+ hours a week at two jobs and without giving up my exercise routine. I gained a few pounds during […]

Freelance Writer’s Association

The FWA is “the world’s largest, free, online writing resource database,” providing free writing resources and writing links in a database filled with international writing web sites. FREE registration with FWO will get you some nifty software, and more gifts are provided if you donate. You can also subscribe to […]

Duotrope Digest

Duotrope Digest is a database of over 1,950 current markets for short fiction, poetry, and novels/collections. You can scour the net universe for the most current online and print writing markets using Duotrope’s high-powered search engine. Duotrope also updates their database several times a day, letting you know which markets […]