Controversy over the platform that I use to write this newsletter, Substack, has been roiling around Twitter and, well, the other Substack newsletters…
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I’m teaching TWO online courses on non-fiction book proposals in July. One is less expensive than the other. Check them out! Sign up or email questions…
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the vibes are fetching
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resist deadened copy!
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The gig economy: it’s not new. We’ve had books and thinkpieces and millions of tweets about the independent contractor life. So much of indie…
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This week I have been talking with an author about a book of his we are going to publish next year. It will be the third book of his we will publish. I…
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I do a lot of thrifting for books. Sometimes I look for ones that have financial value (I’ve flipped many a 50 cent first edition for $500; it’s…
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I am haunted by what mental health types would call “intrusive” thoughts about how much better we could be doing our jobs at Belt Publishing. I am not…
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No editors were harmed in the writing of this substack about substacks.
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Another installment in "How Did That Famous Writer Get Famous?"
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I have broken out in a strange rash. Big blotches across my chest and back. They don’t hurt, or itch; they are not raised, or broken, or any of the…
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I'm In The Weeds
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