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Steven R. Drennon was born in Lawton, OK, where he first started writing at the age of 15. He published an epic fantasy novel titled "Rise of the Raven" in the spring of 2011, and another fantasy novel titled "Three for Avadar" was released in the summer of 2011. Since then, Steven has published a total of 37 other titles under different pen names, and he is currently working on a new historical fiction series that will be published under his own name.


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answered Software recommendations for magazine layout?
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comment Software recommendations for magazine layout?
Are you asking about software to use for making a magazine? Sorry, but your question isn't worded very well.
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revised What are examples of fiction books picked up by publishers after being self-published?
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comment First publication rights still available on this?
Actually, the printer has nothing to do with it. The printer is merely providing a service and is not the publisher. In fact, he had it specifically stated inside the books that his company was the publisher. Since he owns the company, he has essentially self-published the book.
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answered What systems provide easy article submission for websites?
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answered Length of non-fiction article and what to do about it
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answered Where can I find paying markets for flash fiction?
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answered Sending a children's book manuscript to an agent or publisher with illustrations
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comment how many books by new authors get published every year?
According to Bowker Info, there were over 300,000 titles published last year, but that does include previously published authors and would also include established authors who write under pen names in addition to their own names. Trying to determine how many of those titles came from new authors may be hard to do, but I'd be interested in hearing an approximate number if anyone can find a source. My thinking is that the larger publishing houses are much less likely to take a chance on a new author. They have a large business to run, and they need to sell a lot of books to do it. Unless you've
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comment What are the advantages and disadvantages of digital rights management for self-published authors?
Good feedback, and welcome to the site!
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answered What are the advantages and disadvantages of digital rights management for self-published authors?