# Twitter Pitch Parties

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Diversity in Publishing–All Talk, No Action

Then, SOMEBODY created the word diversity. A bunch of other people of different races and cultures took the word diversity and started TALKING, just talking about the lack of diversity in children's books and in the publishing world, period. THAT TALK has continued to present day, just TALK.

THE UGLY LITTLE SECRET of PUBLISHING

"Can you make her white?"

Marketing for Success

This week's blog material extends beyond the publishing process.  If you think about the comparison of a baby and a book, you'll see they have many things in common.  Let's say the making of a baby takes at least 9 months.  Perhaps there were other attempts that took quite a while.  So now the making… Continue reading Marketing for Success

Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers

I hope you'll find the program we've compiled has something for you, no matter where you are in your writing career--Corinne O'Flynn

What does an editor do?

You are your own worst enemy when it comes to editing.  There's a psychological term for this that escapes me right now, but it boils down to mind games.  Your brain will look at errors and automatically correct them or fill in the blanks. Can You Read This?  by Chris McCarthy (Study@ecenglish.com) I cnduo't bvleiee… Continue reading What does an editor do?

Tips for First-time Authors

How to I start? Typically, you pitch an idea or send a query letter before you write an entire manuscript that may or may not be accepted.  Don't pitch to a company that doesn't accept unsolicited manuscripts.  Don't pitch a romance to a company that specializes in mystery or a children's book to a company… Continue reading Tips for First-time Authors