I Love Indie Authors.

I Love Indie Authors.

I love indie authors.

I’ve been doing this for, let’s see, Tina and I formed Barely Salvageable in late June of 2015, so about six months now, and I’ve been researching the business a good deal longer than that, and every person I’ve met, either in person or via the internet, has been helpful, friendly, and open.

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Editing Your Own Work

Editing Your Own Work

What steps can I take to edit my own work?
There seems to be this illusion amongst writers that they are not editors, but they are. At least, any writer worth his salt has spent time reviewing word choices, rephrasing dialogue, and destroying sections of story because he forgot that the main character’s sword doesn’t appear until page 112.

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Are The Big Publishers Doing Their Jobs?

Are The Big Publishers Doing Their Jobs?

What is the role of the publishing company?  At its most basic, the job of publishing is to provide the public with content that the public wants to read, and earn a profit as a reward for a job well done.  At first blush, it seems that large publishing companies are continuing to fulfill that role; books are still being made available to the market, and publishing companies are still earning profits.  After all, if they were failing in their role, the market would provide a correction in terms of eliminating profits, right?

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