Saturday, October 25, 2008

Did You Hear?

A small traditional press has asked to see a full manuscript of one of my romance novels. Not a sale--yet, but still another big step in the right direction.

And who knows, they MIGHT decide it's something they can use.

What does it mean: a small press?

  • It's not one of the biggie ones.
  • But it is a traditional one.
  • They put out your novel faster than one of the biggies.
  • They pay you for your novel as it sells.
  • This one has no upfront advance.
  • But you do get royalties.
  • They published it first as an e-published book.
  • A few months later, your novel comes out as a print book.
  • You don't have to pay to have to have it published.
  • You have to market, but then you do with the biggie publishing companies also. Only when you're a "big" name do they spend "50,000 on your marketing without you lifting a finger.

So, ya'all, wish me good, say a prayer, etc.

This time next year, I very well could be a published writer.



Confidence is contagious; so is lack of confidence. --Vince Lombardi



Arlene said...

I wish you the best of luck. I will be praying for you. Keep up, the good work.

Caroline said...

Thank you, dear friend

Tricia said...

Congrats. You must be so excited! Hopefully all goes well. We will be praying.

Caroline said...

Thks Tricia, how are you guys doing? Still think of you & miss you bunches.

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