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"Slow down and smell the roses" may be an old cliché, but it is ever so relevant. You've finished your book, now what? This is the ONE question that determines your fate in the publishing industry: you only get ONE chance. Optimize your opportunities. The following is a normal scenario from a new author: I've… Continue reading The Rush to Fail
You might start out with a plan, but after you write a while, your writing can take on a life of its own and lead you down another path. Don't despair. "[T]hat’s the great thing about fiction. We use it for entertainment, and we also use it to explain and understand our lives. We only… Continue reading Are Your Dreams of Being Hemingway Dissolving? Don’t Despair!
Yes, that says 2018, and the list keeps growing. We welcome all ideas and manuscripts. Unfortunately, we cannot publish them all at once, but we do think ahead for the next year. #crystalpubs2014 Currently, we are looking for children's books that explore and celebrate diversity; YA books on current topics; adult fiction and non-fiction. Children's… Continue reading Call for 2018 Publications