Welcome to Publishing 101

Two weekends ago, at the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers 2013 Colorado Gold conference, I delivered a two-hour workshop titled “Publishing 101.” After the workshop, several people requested that I carry the content over onto the blog, to create a more permanent resource for writers just starting into traditional publishing. This is the start of that series. For the next few weeks, I’ll take you on a tour of  the traditional publishing process, as seen through the eyes of a publishing attorney and debut author. We’re not ignoring alternative paths, or trying to say that one is better or worse than any

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