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Writing is a craft in both senses of the word, and independent author-publishers owe it to our reader-passengers to send them on their voyage in a seaworthy vessel!

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Matty Dalrymple


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Practice Safe Blurbing

Posted on Sep 25 by

I recently bought Shari Lapena’s The Couple Next Door, in part because of its Gone Girl-esque cover but mostly because it had some of the most impressive testimonials...


Professionalism and The Indy Author

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A local library is soliciting applications for an author expo that invites participation from both “professionally-published and self-published authors.” Who can guess why that...

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