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A Guide to Landing a Publishing Contract the ‘Write’ Way!

Nice tips on publishing

M. J. Kane

**I had the privilege of hosting a workshop at the Jonesboro Library branch in Clayton County last week where I shared my experience of querying my first novel, A Heart Not Easily Broken. Here are the highlights of that workshop!**

The publishing industry is changing.

When I started writing in 2009, eReaders where a new fad and self-publishing a new frontier. I figured if I went anywhere with my writing, self-pub would be what I did because the chances of getting signed to a publisher were thin. Fast forward to 2013 and it’s a whole new ball game. Kindle has seen several different generations along with new eReaders from companies such as Barnes & Noble, and free reading apps for Smartphones, iPhones, laptops, iPads.

How does this affect the publishing industry?

Authors now have a choice. They no longer had to venture the traditional route of querying the Big Publishers

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