Tag Archives: Janet Reid blog

A Good Reminder About How Advances and Royalties Work

Janet Reid just posted a very concise, very helpful summary of how advances and royalties work.  Well worth a read for anyone considering signing a trade publishing contract. So, you think you’d like to make some money? Not much to … Continue reading

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Crap! (Followed by some links on agents and querying)

Nothing like writing a story with a goal in mind and then finishing it and figuring out it won’t meet that goal.  I had that happen with a short story a while ago – the one I really don’t know … Continue reading

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A little query help

That thing I call a job is still demanding my attention, so just a few quick links from others on querying. First. agent Rachelle Gardner on Should You Send that Quick “Thank You” Email? She basically comes out on the … Continue reading

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On self-publishing

Anyone who has spent any amount of time on this “being an author” idea quickly realizes that the path to traditional publishing is LONG.  Assuming your real life doesn’t demand the majority of your time and you have a brilliant … Continue reading

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