Finding the RIGHT Publisher

There are hundreds of publishers: magazine publisher, book publishers. Fiction and non-fiction publishers. Big, well-know publishers. Medium-sized publishers. Small publishers. University publishers. One-man (or woman) publishers. Take a look at the list on Wikipedia. Book Publishers Finding the right publisher for your book isn’t always easy and can be a … Continue reading

Read That Contract!

Lately I’ve been seeing posts asking questions about when a particular publisher (one I’m associated with) will be paying royalties, how much needs to be earned to cover the advance (including confusion on what exactly they received as an advance), and what rights were retained. I just recently signed a … Continue reading

Follow the Money

Yesterday I attended a local writers’ meeting where one of the members mentioned her experience with an agency that had sounded promising until she received an e-mail mentioning that they wanted her to pay X number of dollars and they would help her get her ms into publishable form. Now, … Continue reading