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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 Find a Poetry Editor in 5 Essential Steps

April 7, 2020 - Perfecting your Craft -

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Wordsworth once wrote, “Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.” The role of the poet, then, is to collect those emotions. But as museum aficionados will know, even the finest collections require a curator — and that’s where a poetry editor comes into play. Some ... 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 »


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