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Sometimes winning is everything. Champion swimmer Aerin Keane is ready to give up her dreams of college swimming and a shot at the Olympics. As she starts senior year in her third high school, Aerin’s determined to leave her family troubles behind and be like all the other girls at Two Rivers. She doesn’t want… [Read More]
Carole P. Roman replied to the topic Does Self-publishing Harm Your Chances of Getting a Publishing Contract? in the forum BW News & Community Announcements 4 days, 9 hours ago
Harm his chances at what? It’s not so easy to get a publisher- I think that’s why the indie trend took off. Most publishers won’t look at unsolicited manuscripts- you need an agent. It’s hard to get an agent.
Many traditional authors are now hybrid- once they have a solid foundation of fans established by traditional publishers it’s easier to…[Read more]
Sara Tucker started the topic Does Self-publishing Harm Your Chances of Getting a Publishing Contract? in the forum BW News & Community Announcements 4 days, 18 hours ago
This question comes up often in my writing workshops. What’s the current wisdom? I have one student who has written seven novels and wants to find a publisher. He says he doesn’t want to go down the self-publishing road because he thinks it will harm his chances. What should I tell him?