How To Copyright A Book: A Definitive Guide

April 13, 2020 - Understanding Publishing -

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Want to know how to copyright a book you've written? That’s probably a smart idea. You don’t want this nightmarish scenario to occur a year down the road: you’re in a bookstore and you pick up a random novel. You notice that the dialogue sounds familiar. Upon further inspection, you realize that everything in this ... read more »

How to Write a Query Letter in 7 Steps

April 6, 2020 - Understanding Publishing -

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A starving writer stands in front of a mailbox, clutching a hefty brown envelope addressed to a publishing company. They say a prayer, push their manuscript in, and begin the long wait for a reply that could make or break their career. It's a romantic image, but most major publishers don't actually accept "unsolicited manuscripts" ... read more »