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Which Publishing Option Is Right For You?

By Terri Giuliano Long

In the old days, there were two ways to publish: with traditional houses, the optimal choice, or their ugly step-sister, vanity presses. Today, in addition to large and small traditional houses, there are various self-publishing options, including DIY platforms, self-publishing partnerships, also called assisted self-publishing, and, for self-publishers who want the publishing house experience, hybrid subsidy presses.

April 10, 2013 | Terri Giuliano Long

Everything You Need to Know About Blog Tours (video post)

By Terri Giuliano Long


I've given you lots of tour information from an author's perspective. But that's only part of the picture. To broaden your understanding, I've asked my favorite tour guides--Diane Saarinen, Pandora Poikilos, and Emlyn Chand--to tell you about their tours, what authors can expect, and why their tours stand out. Here's what the tour guides have to say:

October 16, 2012 | Terri Giuliano Long


Indie Success: Hold On To Your Dreams

Hold fast to dreams for if dreams die, life is a broken-winged bird that cannot fly.

-       Langston Hughes

 I’m ashamed to admit this: I self-published my debut novel, In Leah’s Wake, not out of a burning desire to be an indie author, but in the hope of attracting a “real” publisher for my novel-in-progress

August 16, 2012 | Terri Giuliano Long

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