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Venturing Into Self-Publishing

It was one thing to consider different publishing options and decide that self-publishing seemed like the best fit for my writing life. It’s another to move past considering into doing. The first stages of prepping my novel for its debut haven’t been too bad, largely because I’m fortunate enough to have some excellent people helping… Continue reading Venturing Into Self-Publishing

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Guest Post By Dan Alatorre: Compiling an Anthology, Part 2

  Greetings readers and writers! On Wednesday, author, blogger and anthology compiler Dan Alatorre shared some of the rationale for creating anthologies with other writers. Today, while I wrestle with my NaNoWriMo word counts, he's back to share some more of the details of just how to work with a group of different people to create… Continue reading Guest Post By Dan Alatorre: Compiling an Anthology, Part 2

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Guest Post by Dan Alatorre: Compiling an Anthology, Part 1

Sometimes I have crazy ideas...but I've admitted that before. When I started teaching a bit of 7th and 8th grade Creative Writing, I had this grand vision of compiling and polishing student stories, and maybe- why not?!- publishing our own little classroom anthology. Then the school year started, and reality hit. I would have to duplicate… Continue reading Guest Post by Dan Alatorre: Compiling an Anthology, Part 1