Category: Publishing

To Self-Publish or Not to Self-Publish?

That is the question for more and more writers. On October 29, 2012, two of the big six publishing houses, Random House and Penguin, announced that they would merge. The merger would create the largest book publisher in the world…

No Cred

Here’s my book jacket bio: Susan Donovan Bernhard does not have an MFA. In the 1900s, she had two articles in Southern Bride—one on picking jewelry to match a white dress and another on theme weddings. She has had two…

Live Links: Chuck Sambuchino’s Guide to Literary Agents

Writing under the Writers’ Digest banner, Chuck Sambuchino, offers almost daily (and sometimes more often) entries about literary agents and agencies, the craft of writing (both in general and in different genres), the submission process, publishing and marketing, and more…

To Be in the Sixties or Not To Be in the Sixties

Don Draper did so many despicable things during the past season of Mad Men, that not even all the glimpses of his troubled childhood could get me to sympathize. But while watching the last scene of the season finale, in…

Live Links: QueryTracker

This week I continue on my quest to find the ideal agent database. I believe I’ve found it in QueryTracker. QueryTracker (http://www.querytracker.net/) offers many useful features, most of which are FREE, but you must sign up and log-in to perform…