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I Have a Book on Amazon–Now What?

When I published Brave on the Page: Oregon Writers on Craft and the Creative Life last October, I made the decision to use the Espresso Book Machine at Powell’s, and the Espresso worldwide network as my primary distributor. Up until now, the … Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Rejection? (With Free Books for Prizes!)

One of the unexpected consequences of starting a micro press and opening for submissions is needing to create a form rejection letter. We’re getting really wonderful queries so far, but since we’re only planning to publish two or three books each year, … Continue reading

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A Chance to Win Six Writing Books

Author and freelance editor Sarah Cypher has announced a very special giveaway. She’s going to send one lucky winner a collection of six amazing writing books. One of those titles is her own immensely useful collection of writing terms, “The Editor’s … Continue reading

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Surprises in the Mail

My kiddo often comments, “I’m so lucky!” That’s exactly how I’m feeling lately. I’ve been thrilled to receive three great books in the mail–all for free! Two I won in giveaways, just by commenting, and one was sent by my friend. … Continue reading

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Another Chance to Win a Flipback!

This week I’m giving away another flipback book, courtesy of Arthur van Keulen of Jongbloed BV, the Dutch publishing company that created the innovative pocket-sized format. If you don’t know about these books yet, click on the “flipback” category on … Continue reading

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Celebrating 100 Posts With Another Giveaway

Technically, Monday’s interview with Stephen O’Donnell was post #100, but since I schedule my Seven Questions series in advance, #101 will have to do. I’m excited about reaching my first blogging milestone, especially considering the fact that I’ve written 3/4 … Continue reading

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Contest: Win a ‘Let Your Story Grow’ Mousepad

This spring, I posted a picture of my bright-green mousepad, which implores writers to “Let Your Story Grow.” It makes me happy every time I use my computer. And it’s a great reminder that it’s OK to leave the laundry … Continue reading

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Contest: Mention Your Writing Project, Win an Americana CD

I’m pleased to announce my very first writers’ contest. Well, it’s not really a contest. It’s more of a giveaway. All you have to do is answer one question in the comments for a chance to win. The prize is … Continue reading

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