Publishing

Inspiration & Information

To Self Publish or Not to Self Publish

Making DecisionsAs citizens of the world, we have many decisions to make daily. As authors,we have many choices to consider on a regular basis. How do we make ourdecisions? “… do all to the glory of GOD” (1 Corinthians 10:31b) is a starting premise forthose of us who love the

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The Waiting Game

by Jann W. Martin Are you playing the waiting game? I am. It can be really frustrating. In November, 2018 I sent my proposal to my assistant agent. It’s for my Bible Characters Through the Ages series. Daniel and Sarah, brother and sister, build a time travel machine and go

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Importance of 30 Seconds

  By Cherrilynn Bisbano You invest time, energy, sweat, and tears into your proposal. You are ready to hit the send button. Stop and count to thirty… it was longer than you expected, right?

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Why are classics still powerful today?

by Gina Burgess Several years ago an author sent to publishers in London, England several of Jane Austin’s classics: “Pride and Prejudice”, “Northanger Abby”, and “Persuasion” with his name on them. He did this because he was bumfuzzeled why his own work, a thriller, had not been bought. Only one

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Hullabaloo over Kindle Direct Publishing & CreateSpace

by Gina Burgess Worn out from all the fearmongering going on about the transition from CreateSpace to Kindle Direct Publishing? There are tons of articles about it. Advice: Go straight to the source. After reading and talking to a supervisor over both, KDP is fast tracking to being the same

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Web-Ed EVENT! Terry Whalin, acquisitions editor

By Gina Burgess First flush of love finally blossoms into full-fledged, lasting love that ends with accepting a proposal. Like an on-the-knee marriage proposal, an accepted book proposal leads to long relationships, trusted relationships, and even better, profit for both parties. Terry Whalin–an acquisitions editor for Morgan-James Publishing–has the scoop

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