By J. Tobias Buller, student contributor Networking lingo gets thrown around a lot in the publishing world. It's often associated with too-many-handshakes at writing conferences, aggressive elevator pitches, and overly-caffeinated Facebook posts. Read this, follow that, and stay connected!
By Jennifer Sauer, Student Contributor At sixteen (when my book came out) I was nowhere near ready to devote the time and energy publishing required. I was a writer. I had no idea what it meant to be an author. And up until that point I had no idea there was a difference between the two.
By Miguel Flores, Guest Contributor Each method of publishing a book is its own mix of goods, bads, and surprising uglies. On the one hand, traditional publishing offers better access to exposure, expertise, and a vast amount of resources. On the other hand, self-publishing gives you more control over your choices and is much easier to get into. Is one objectively better than the other? I don’t know.
By C.S. Lakin, Guest Contributor Do you have good proofreading skills? Can you spot a typo in a paragraph without half trying? Can you see how to tighten a sentence, make a paragraph flow better, improve the organization of a manuscript? If you can, you should seriously consider becoming a freelance editor. Here’s how to get started.
By C. S. Lakin, Guest Contributor Freelance editing, to me, is the perfect career choice for a writer. It allows for creativity and much freedom. Yet it has its challenges and drawbacks...