Author Raven West

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Get OUT of the Publishing Traffic Jam

In the early days of publishing the road to riches was a small highway littered with rejected manuscripts and abandoned dreams. Few who started out on the journey actually made it to the finish line. Many more either crashed and burned, or simply abandoned the trip altogether. For the financially independent, there was the alternate …

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Know Your Rights Before You’re Left Out!

When publishing was only a matter of paper and ink, and reading material was produced by hand, author’s “rights” were pretty simple. There were none. Whatever the author wrote, the author sold and the author kept the money. With the invention of the printing press, came a new industry, Publishing. The good news for authors …

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History of a Published Novel

It started with a title, which became an idea, which became a story, which became a manuscript, then became a book. Red Wine for Breakfast is the most published novel you’ve never heard of. The novel has had three agents, been optioned for a movie, has five publishers and was one of the very first …

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