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comment Is it good to publish a novel online for free?
@Jules: The list is in no particular order. You could argue though that people getting the A-grade marketing treatment from a traditional publisher is also the "exception rather than the general rule", so for the majority of authors getting eyeballs/fanbase for their work as a whole is just as big a problem as using/losing first print rights for a single work.
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answered Is it good to publish a novel online for free?
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awarded  Taxonomist
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comment How do authors gain strong familiarity with archaic and extremely rare words?
I've always found The Phrontistery to be fun: phrontistery.info
Jan
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comment Is it a bad idea to vary the voice of the narrator in third person (limited omniscient)?
I don't know why, but I've always disliked the term "limited omniscient". I think "3rd person limited" and "omniscient" as separate things is better. (Not criticising Nate, it's a widely used term these days.)
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awarded  Yearling
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answered How can I improve the effectiveness of my examples to grab the recruiters attention?
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comment copy right issue with using exact Text from a text book
Related question: math.stackexchange.com/questions/6914/…
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awarded  Nice Question
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awarded  Enlightened
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awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
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answered Where can I find paying markets for flash fiction?
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comment Submitting a novel for publication: do editors still expect Courier font?
Yep, once you get used to seeing manuscripts in courier, they just look...right.
Jan
21
comment What are the benefits of being a slush reader?
@Final: I never said a waiver was "signing away your copyright" - don't put words in my...keyboard. If you can't enforce your copyright (with a particular publisher because you "signed" a waiver simply by submitting to them), and they use your work anyway, what meaning does copyright have? Tor's guidelines are consistent with pretty much every short fiction market I've seen.
Jan
20
comment What are the benefits of being a slush reader?
@Ben: Can't see any mention of a waiver at the moment: tor.com/blogs/2010/05/…
Jan
20
comment What are the benefits of being a slush reader?
@Final: While a copyright waiver might make sense when you're writing for an existing copyrighted setting (TV show or franchise like Star Wars), surely you wouldn't want to do this for your own creations? It would mean, effectively, that an author's copyright is meaningless. While some publishers may require it, I'm not convinced it's the norm, and it's definitely not "Any publisher".
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accepted What are the benefits of being a slush reader?