Serialized Novels

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People often ask me how I first got published. For years, I hated answering that question. Not because I disliked the way I entered the business, but because it was so unusual at the time, that others would be very unlikely to emulate it. That’s not the case anymore. My first book started its life as a serialized novel that I published online. I had conceived of my own ezine at the time, where we published reviews of art and entertainment from pop culture. We also posted short stories and poems. And I had this crazy notion to create and [Read more…]

The Brave New World of Writing

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robinparrish

Nearly ten years ago, iTunes forever changed the music industry. The familiar business model of buying CDs made up of ten tracks or more was replaced by the ability to download individual songs. The record industry was thrown into turmoil and it took years for executives to figure out how to do business in this brave new world. Today, the publishing industry is going through the same digital revolution, thanks to the advent of ebooks. Just weeks ago, a big name literary agent decided to bypass traditional book publishers to work directly with Amazon.com and its Kindle ebook reader, giving [Read more…]

Robin Parrish Joins the Freelance Writing Jobs Team

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I’m very happy to announce that Robin Parrish, who has been writing for Splashpress Media for some time now on Erati.com and ForeverGeek.com, is joining the Freelance Writing Jobs team. Robin will be writing a new column called “Publishing in the 21st Century” and will discuss outside-the-box methods of publishing that go beyond the norm.  Considering the rapidly changing media landscape, Robin’s content should really resonate with writers who are trying to expand their businesses into evolving channels and opportunities. I’ll let Robin tell you more about himself when he makes his debut later this week, but here’s a quick [Read more…]

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