Getting Published

First-Time Book Publishing: Know Your Options

Today’s publishing landscape is totally foreign to what it was even ten years ago. And, first-time book publishing can be an intimidating process. So many first-time authors know that their passion (no matter how zealous) and their skill (no matter how honed) may not be enough for their book to get noticed, much less become a stellar best seller. Everyone’s path to publication is unique. What may work for one author may not work for another. Knowing the ins and outs of your publishing choices will greatly help you determine if your path lies in traditional publishing or self-publishing. Here’s how to know which path is right for you… Read More

5 Unexpected Book Proposal Mistakes That = Instant Rejection. Decoding the Rejection Letter

It’s a fact of life for all writers who aspire to get published ⎯ you will be rejected. Of course, by you I mean your work, even though it can be hard not to take a rejection letter personally. While the impulse is to toss all rejections in the recycling bin, if you know how to read them right, they can offer you valuable clues to help you get one step closer to getting published. Here are the 6 most common rejection letters, from the “worst” to the “best”… Read More