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Comment by Ken Hagdal 1 hour ago

First part is up. The next one shouldn't take that long.

Comment by Ken Hagdal on June 26, 2014 at 6:59am

Thank you for the reply. The first post will be up sometime next week.

Comment by Tom Gunn on June 25, 2014 at 1:50pm

Sure, Ken Hagdal. I'm working on something I want to start self-publishing a year from this fall, so I'm going to want to start gathering information while I keep working on the writing aspect.

Comment by Ken Hagdal on June 25, 2014 at 4:40am

Is anyone interested in a series of articles on self-publishing? Tips covering ebook and print publishing, paperwork, marketing...

Comment by N. Vest on February 14, 2014 at 10:03am

Do you make any money this way?

Comment by Aaron P on February 11, 2014 at 12:29am

Do you post chapters of your work online?
It was suggested to me to set up a blog with chapters to, "generate a buzz."

This is what I'm going with my novels on Noveljoy. You get a good amount of feedback, learn what wortks, what doesn't, and, at least on that site, you are sole owner of your work.  It also provides classes and means to self-publish.  Guys here should check it out.

Comment by Pedro Angel Serrano on November 16, 2013 at 11:17am

Question for those writing a book:

Do you post chapters of your work online?
It was suggested to me to set up a blog with chapters to, "generate a buzz."

So, is it a good idea?

Comment by Pedro Angel Serrano on October 14, 2013 at 9:48am

What I'm writing is nonfiction but I've feel learning the rules has made it easier for me to break them. ;-)

Comment by Gerard on June 23, 2013 at 12:36am

@ Pedro

It depends on what kind of writing you're doing. Are you a fiction writer? Non-fiction? Poet? There's all kinds of great stuff out there depending on your genre and goals.

Comment by Philip Rodney Moon on June 22, 2013 at 8:44pm

@Pedro

I would recommend Joseph Campbell's "The Hero with a Thousand Faces" for writers of fiction. It sets up the archetypes and hero journey types that have stood the test of time in writing.

 

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