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Friday, November 15, 2013

The Mailbox: Traditional vs Digital Publishing

NOTE: A revision of this piece can be found here


  1. Wow!. Complete, Concise and well elaborated on..I than you for every bit of information that you posted. Quite helpful indeed and still as mid boggling to me. You are right I should accept that there is no perfect query letter ,for it depends on whose hands it lands in and the particular mood they happen to be in at the time.
    I am thinking though , at this point that perhaps I may wait until this second novel is done and then try for a two book deal. (Dream big or go home state of mind) I thank you for you feedback on this. I hope other writers also find this useful . Much Appreciation to you..c.a.h...aka Sheridan Crow (pen name on blogger)

  2. I really want to go into traditional publishing (although tbh its too early to make that decision) but I suspect that I'm going to have to resort to non-traditional publishing for four reasons

    1) I'm a bisexual, female author
    2) I'm a female author who writes sci-fi (I.e. Not chick lit)
    3) My MC is female, bisexual and mixed race, and by the end of the book is dating a gay lady and friends with an ace lady
    4) The book is not (superficially, anyway) about gender or sexuality

    The odds are not in my favour