July 31st, 2023 | Season 7 | 10 mins 32 secs
agents, beta-reading, books, critique, publishing, querying, writers, writing, writing tips
If you're trying to get an agent or publisher, you've probably heard these terms. While even many industry professionals can be found using the terms interchangeably, they do actually have different meanings!
October 17th, 2022 | Season 5 | 19 mins 19 secs
beta-reading, books, critique, publishing, writers, writing, writing tips
All writers who want to share their work with the world want to be published. Some want to self-publish while others would prefer to have the backing — and distribution — of a publishing house.
At the titular panel at WorldCon 2019, George Sandison, Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Rachel Winterbottom, E.C. Ambrose, and Michelle Sagara talked about the realities of traditional publishing — when you’re not an A-list author.