Most of my editing clients aspire to publication. They often ask me about their options for publishing their work. In the modern publishing industry, authors have more choices than ever before. That can be amazing, as it allows authors to choose the option that best suits their goals for each specific project and for their career as a whole. But it can also make it difficult to determine the best route.
Let's break down the major types of publication and the pros and cons of each.
I have been blogging in this little corner of the internet for going on a decade, and this blog has never had a real name. But I have finally chosen one: Pen Your Own Pages.
"Pen Your Own Pages" Meaning
If you're writing fiction, and you're not Cormac McCarthy, chances are you're using quotation marks. But are you using them correctly?
Let's go over the recommendations of the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition, the accepted style guide for American fiction.