September 9th, 2016

Pitch Your Novel Perfectly

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Blogging Guests | Susan Spann

Susan SpannSusan Spann

In the publishing world, an "elevator pitch" is a one-sentence (under one minute) pitch an author gives an agent, editor, or reader in order to prompt interest in a manuscript or book.

I've heard a lot of these over the years, and I help authors write (or revise) them in conference settings.… Read the post

August 12th, 2016

Understanding Ebook Rights

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PubLaw | Susan Spann

Publishing LawSusan Spann

Whether you publish traditionally or as an author-publisher, it’s critical to understand the rights you own—and the ones you give away (even temporarily) by contract. Otherwise, it’s impossible to tell if you’re getting an excellent deal, an industry-standard arrangement, or an offer you should walk (or run) away from.… Read the post


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