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Vampires in Washington? Don’t be surprised, they’ve been there forever

December 13th, 2011 · Comments Off on Vampires in Washington? Don’t be surprised, they’ve been there forever · Blog, Writing

Since I started writing book reviews for Baseball America three years ago I’ve seen all kinds of pitches. We get e-mails from Big Six promo folks and personal pleas from authors who have struck out on their own. In early 2010 I received an e-mail from a small publisher called Chin Music Press about a […]

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Nothing beats a great pair of legs, until they’re on the cover of your book

September 16th, 2011 · Comments Off on Nothing beats a great pair of legs, until they’re on the cover of your book · Writing

A deal with one of the “big six” publishers is what most writers dream of. Accepted by the gatekeepers and destined for prominent placement in every major bookstore (okay, every Barnes & Noble now that no one else is left), yeah, sign me up. This is what all those query letters were all about. But […]

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