There’s a terrific post up by Victoria Strauss at Writer Beware Blogs! about the precautions an author should take if working with a small press publisher. A number of authors have recently lost rights to their work when small presses have folded, and Victoria offers a number of preventative steps you can take to help ensure this doesn’t happen to you. Please do check it out–whether you’re with a small press now, are about to enter into this kind of relationship, or think a journey down a small-press road is in your future.
In other news from around the blogosphere, Colleen Lindsay, “an unrepentant nerd and literary agent with FinePrint Literary Management,” announces that she’s found the Best T-Shirt Ever. We agree. Thanks, Colleen!
Star Wars fans may be happy to learn there’s a new free book opportunity swooping into the galaxy. Check it HERE.
USA Today published THIS list of books you might consider giving to your mom on Mother’s Day. Hmm. I’d probably choose differently, focusing more on great fiction. How about you?
Our friend Chuck Sambuchino at the Guide to Literary Agents blogsite for Writer’s Digest has a tip for writers, straight from agent Barbara Poelle (Irene Goodman Agency). There’s a new genre in town, and it’s called Quagmire Fiction. Read a little about it HERE.
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