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Literary Lingo

It’s time for some Literary Lingo.

Today’s word is: copy editor

The person who reviews a manuscript for style, punctuation, spelling, and grammar.

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Literary Lingo

It’s time for some Literary Lingo.

Today’s word is: earns out

To reach the point when the royalties on a book have paid back the advance paid to the author or illustrator

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Literary Lingo

It’s time for some Literary Lingo.

Today’s word is: ISBN (International Standard Book Number)

This number gives the book a unique ID, like your Social Security number, for orders and distribution. Recently expanded from 10 digits to 13, an ISBN also identifies the publisher and language of publication.

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Another free writing contest

I found another free contest and thought I would pass it on.

The Worst Story Line Ever!

The Guide to Literary Agents blog posted the contest. The winner will receive a query letter critique and a follow-up phone call from the editor to discuss the critique and a plan of action for seeing your work published.

Here’s the link, good luck!

http://www.guidetoliteraryagents.com/blog/default,month,2010-03.aspx

Contest – Free to enter!

Here is a link to enter your paranormal romance/urban fantasy novel into a free contest with great prizes!

http://www.guidetoliteraryagents.com/blog/CategoryView,category,Contests.aspx

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Welcome!

Writing is the easy part. Finding an agent and getting published is the hard part.

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