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Three Steps



GET IT DOWN: When a book idea grabs you and won't let go — you might be undergoing the birth of a book. How do you get an idea? Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, academic — they all have their own rules.



GET IT RIGHT: Editing. Once you have a first draft in hand, let your work sit untouched overnight, or over a weekend. When you pick it up again, you are no longer the writer, you are the editor. Permission granted to slash paragraphs, rearrange, crumple up a sheet and rewrite from another angle.



GET IT OUT: The only requirement to publishing is to MAKE IT HAPPEN. The rest is all details. Send me a sample if you want an estimate.





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Fundamentally, we read imaginative literature in order to change and evolve as people, and the text that opens and supports that process has great value for us —Robert C. Davis