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Front to Back

I’m currently in the process of giving my books a facelift. I’m not reworking the actual contents (apart from clearing up a few minor typos and formatting problems), just trying to make them look more attractive and professional. The process so far has given me a thumping headache, and a renewed respect for publishers. Getting… Continue reading Front to Back


Whatever Happened to the Mid-list?: Part 1

During a recent trip to the supermarket, I stopped to glance at the book aisle. I do, sometimes; what better or more enjoyable way to improve my Italian than with some relatively undemanding fiction? The selection, however, was not exactly inspiring. Dan Brown’s latest opus was much in evidence, as were books by Grisham, King,… Continue reading Whatever Happened to the Mid-list?: Part 1


The Great (Publishing) Debate – Arm Yourself With Knowledge

Originally posted on The Sarcastic Muse:
Photo Credit: Jason Wilson I am one of those people who does not tolerate conflict with much grace.  I dread the tension that a conflict causes.  Sometimes, however, conflict is necessary for conversation and debate.  This conflict is worth your time.  Feel free to skip whatever you like between…