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They're both good news for you as a published author - new printings and new editions. Episode 62 of Ask Lev explains exactly what they mean - the benefits and (in the case of new editions) the responsibilities new printings and new editions of your books may bestow upon you ...
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Show all from this expert EPISODE61 - What's a Novelette
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Size in stories ... short story, novelette, novella ... a primer about what they are, and their pros and cons for writers who want to get published and win awards ...
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Show all from this expert EPISODE60 - Navigating Your Collaboration
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Although I'm no big fan of collaborating, some writers are, so here's a primer on avoiding the pitfalls and getting the most out of your collaboration with other authors.
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Show all from this expert EPISODE59 - Agent or Lawyer?
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You have an editor interested in publishing your work - are you best represented in contract negotiations by a lawyer or an agent? Episode 59 of Ask Lev explores the pros and cons of each.
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Show all from this expert EPISODE58 - How Important Are Personal Contacts
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Does it help to meet your potential editor in person? Will meeting editors who can publish your work make it more likely that they will buy and publish your writing? The answer is yes. Episode 58 of Ask Lev explains why and how.
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Show all from this expert Can You Publish the Same Story More than Once?
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The ins and outs, the do's and don'ts, of reprints, for short stories and articles ... protecting your rights so you can get them ... payment for reprints ... difference between reprints and multiple submissions ...
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Show all from this expert How Can Google Docs Help You As a Writer?
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Google Docs lets you access your writing from any computer, allows co-writers and editors to read or work on your writing, can be quickly accessed when you're on the Web ... and it's free!
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Show all from this expert How to Get Your Book on Television
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Being invited on television to talk about your book is not the only way an author can get his or her book displayed on the air to potentially millions. This episode provides advice on another avenue to TV exposure.
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Show all from this expert How Can Twitter Help You As an Author?
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a brief primer on the ways that Twitter can help authors at all stages of their careers
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Show all from this expert How To Keep Your Music Alive and Kicking, Part 1
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Twice Upon a Rhyme, my 1972 LP, will soon be available on iTunes. This is Part 1 of the story of how it got from there (1972) to here (2009). Or, how to keep your music alive and kicking.
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Show all from this expert Hoe Does It Feel to Have a Book Published, Part 9
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There's a signpost up ahead ... next stop on the New New Media booktour: Second Life
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Show all from this expert How Does It Feel To Have a Book Published, Part 8
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New New Media becomes available in a less-expensive Kindle edition, that readers can order and receive on a moment's notice. The pros of the Kindle for the author (there are no cons).
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Show all from this expert How Does It Feel To Have a Book Published, Part 7
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Part 7 of this series looks at the help your blog can give to your newly published book. If it's nonfiction, you can use your blog to keep your readers up to date - your book will never grow old.
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Show all from this expert How Does It Feel to Have a Book Published, Part 6
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Off to Philadelphia on Wednesday, Sept 30, to talk about New New Media, and do a signing at the UPenn Bookstore, 3601 Walnut St., at 7:30pm (btw, if you're in town, come on by)... this episode tells you what you need to know about going on the road with your book tour...
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Show all from this expert How to Read a Royalty Statement
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Decoding the entries on your royalty statement - after all, as they say, it's your money. By the way, congrats on earning royalties!
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Show all from this expert How Does It Feel To Have a Book Published, Part 5
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The Neiman Marcus inaugural signing of New New Media ... CNN International interview ... Kojo Nnamdi and Bob Mann interviews
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Show all from this expert How Does It Feel To Have a Book Published, Part 4
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My New New Media was just officially published two days ago - what does that mean? And I discuss a new video trailer for the book.
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Show all from this expert How Does It Feel To Have a Book Published, Part 3
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the importance of radio interviews to authors
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Show all from this expert How Does It Feel to Have a Book Published, Part 2
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August 25, 2009: 10 days till the publication of New New Media on September 4, and I woke up this morning to find New New Media mentioned in an article in the New York Times. How did my name and the name of my book come to be mentioned in the "newspaper of record"? How can you get your new book mentioned in your local paper?
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Show all from this expert How Does It Feel to Have a Book Published, Part 1
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16 days and counting to the publication of New New Media by Penguin Academics - I'll take you step by step through the publication and after of my latest book...
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