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Douglas E. Richards

Douglas E. Richards talks the pros and cons of self publishing, everything you should consider before going on your own.

Agent Doug Grad

Agent Doug Grad continues our series in hearing from agents.

Editor Jamie Levine

Editor Jamie Levine talks the importance of editing and why you need it now!

My Path to Publication: A Cinderella Story

Nicole Baart is a critically-acclaimed novelist whose work has been featured as a Midwest Connections book pick, nominated for a Christy Award, and earned a starred and featured review from Publishers Weekly. In 2011 she co-authored a book that debuted at #4 on the New York Times bestseller list. Here, Baart shares her path to publication tale—a true Cinderella story.

Rejections And Bad Reviews: Hurl, Hurt, And Howl

You’re excited about the release of your thriller. Your publisher is pleased, the ARCs look terrific, and you have positive feedback from your agent, editor, and writing group. You’re waiting for your first glowing critique. Then, from out of nowhere, a critic gut-punches you with an eviscerating review. If you’re like most thriller writers, you want good reviews, but you also know it’s unrealistic to expect thumbs up every time.