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The Daunting Task of Marketing

This past weekend I went to a local bookstore and purchased four magazines – Writer’s Digest, Writer’s Yearbook, Writer’s Digest Anniversary Issue, and The Writer. I found some great articles and terrific resources and links.

One article in particular stood out to me, “Should Publishers Pay Authors for Promoting Their Own Books?” written by Chuck Leddy.…

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A Publishing Person Self-Publishes

Kent Anderson works in scholarly publishing, runs the blog The Scholarly Kitchen, and writes the Johnny Denovo Mysteries under the pen name Andrew Kent.

I’ve always been a publishing person, from the time I spent studying copyright pages in books around age 8 to creating what still look like sophisticated magazines as an adolescent using only a typewriter, pen and ink drawings, and Scotch tape, then photocopying the resulting layouts.…

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