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Publishing Short Fiction: An Interview with Author Jonathon Mast

While I've enjoyed sharing tales of publishing journeys from novelists I've gotten to know, (thanks to Lydia, Jean, Dan, Vanessa and Anita for these,) there are many other formats aside from novels for writers to share their stories and dreams.  Today I'd like to welcome Jonathon Mast back to The Naptime Author to share his… Continue reading Publishing Short Fiction: An Interview with Author Jonathon Mast

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Publishing Paths: An Interview With Author A.M. Heath

The road to publication looks different depending on who's walking it. I've been pleased to interview a number of authors who have been kind enough to visit this site and share their unique publishing experiences: Vanessa Rasanen, Dan Alatorre, Jean Lee and Lydia Eberhardt. All of them shared different perspectives and different lessons they learned… Continue reading Publishing Paths: An Interview With Author A.M. Heath

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Publishing Paths: An Interview with Fantasy Author Jean Lee

Greetings Readers and Writers! It's been a pleasure to have other authors visit my blog, and to hear talented folks like Lydia Eberhardt, Dan Alatorre and Vanessa Rasanen share their personal journeys from idea, to manuscript, to published book. Today's exploration of the many winding paths to publication leads us to the door of the… Continue reading Publishing Paths: An Interview with Fantasy Author Jean Lee

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Publishing Paths: An Interview with Vanessa Rasanen

I'm a sucker for a good story, be it fiction, non-fiction, or something in between. Getting to read a great book before everyone else- that's just a bonus! My new friend, Vanessa Rasanen, was kind enough to let me be one of her early readers for her debut novel Soldier On, which she just released this… Continue reading Publishing Paths: An Interview with Vanessa Rasanen

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Publishing Paths: Interviewing Lydia Eberhardt

A dear friend asked me today about my book-publishing progress. "Welll....." I debated whether I should give her the long version, or the quick sum-up- "Nothing yet!" It's not that the process is taking longer than I expected. I did not expect to have to choose between so many publishing paths: traditional publishing via agent, small-press… Continue reading Publishing Paths: Interviewing Lydia Eberhardt