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Indie and the Joneses – Saving the Industry Book by Book

Indie Fiction saving the industry. Independent authors push for publishing houses to broaden narratives & reach out to progressive markets.
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Publishing Rejections, Underwear, and Other Things We Don’t Talk About

It happens to every writer! The not-so-bad 411 on submissions and publishing rejections. The different kinds of rejections from publishers.

On Editing Manuscripts and Other Things That Suck

Writing advice blog - Part 1: Things to think about before you see your copy editor.
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Social Media for Writers – Break-up With Social Media

How Writers can promote their work on Social Media. Julie Butcher offers tips for maximizing the impact of Social Media on a writer's career.
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What Writers Learn from the North Korean Hacks

North Korean Hacks. Email communication between colleagues can sometimes blur between professional and personal. What bridges would your private messages burn? Julie Butcher blogs about the consequences of irresponsible cyber memorandums.