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Friday, May 18, 2012

The Publishing Pulse/May 18, 2012

Social Networking

If you use Twitter or Facebook inappropriately, you could find yourself in trouble with the law. Here’s some advice to help you avoid this from happening to you.

Darcy Pattison discussed the author platform, and when you need to start creating yours.

Guest blog posts are an important way to promote your book. Anne R Allen shared her fifteen tips for being a great guest blogger.
Porter Anderson talked about the Twitter handle and how to use it to benefit yourself and others.  

Publishing Information

To get a better idea of how a manuscript becomes a published book (fiction or nonfiction), check out this post and this post. Both will help you appreciate just how difficult it is to become published.

Your publisher has given you a deadline. Agent Jane Dystel explains what you can do if you’re have problems meeting it.


Author Jody Hedlund talked about jealousy. It doesn’t matter where you are on the publication pathway. It’s something all writers and authors have to deal with from time to time.

Here’s the latest on the Apple antitrust suit.

Do you suffer from these seven bad habits? Agent Rachelle Gardner explains how you can make the most of them.

Have a great weekend!

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