RSSArchive for October, 2010

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Do you need just an idea or a complete manuscript?

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of self-publishing vs going through a commercial publisher?

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If you already have a digital e-book in circulation – how easy is it to reproduce it into a physical book?

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How do you check for plagarism?

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How do you legally own the book if you were under a pseudonym?

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How critical is the editorial stage when compiling and publishing a poetry book?

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Does copyright also apply when you use a famous quote?

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Is there a disadvantage to using a pseudonym?

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Is the royalty fixed by the publisher?

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Marketing

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Printing

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Publishing

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Editing

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Where can potential authors attend creative writing workshops?

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