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Another way to publish your book — guest blog by Harold Macy

Many people believe there are two ways to pub­lish a book: through a tra­di­tion­al pub­lish­er of by self-pub­lish­ing. For The Four Storey Forest I was for­tu­nate enough to dis­cov­er a third way. By talk­ing to oth­er writers, I dis­covered a loc­al “mom and pop” pub­lish­ing com­pany who had put out a few books of schol­arly note and who were inter­ested in branch­ing out to niche mar­kets with new writers.
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An editor is your ally, not your enemy

Some people balk at hav­ing their work edited. But few words have been writ­ten — even by the best authors — that can’t be improved upon. Like rid­ing a bike, edit­ing is a skill that can be learned. And a neces­sary one if you want to be suc­cess­ful. Many pro­fes­sion­al writers say that edit­ing and rewrit­ing is the largest part of writ­ing a book. Continue read­ing

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