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Advice for fiction writers and poets on getting published.
Get inside the life of agent Laurie Liss and learn what to send an agent's way.
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With a bit of imagination and initiative, you can gain publicity for your book without emptying your bank account.
Forget word-of-mouth publicity. Keeping your brand name from becoming a household name ensures your niche in the market.
Once limited to street-corner sales, hip-hop lit now can be found in major bookstoresand mainstream publishers are taking note.
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Land more writing clients by taking advantage of the latest (and easiest) marketing tool.
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An introduction to the financial and legal aspects of selling your writing.
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