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  1. Self-publishing your book is an investment and you should treat it as such. This means before you sit down to write, you need to decide on what path will you take once the novel is complete. So many new authors get overwhelmed by the process because they went in without some sort of plan. They didn't take a class or attend any kind of writing conference so they were screwed from the word go. Now what I am about to tell you is just my EXPERIENCE... so take from what you will and please don'twaste your breath telling me I should be done. Everybody's path is not the same even when ev
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  2. Two weeks. There are a few different worlds. There are the cleaners and nannies. The Chinese and the White People. It has am interesting feel.
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  3. @Pioneer1 there is no harm in going to see a film. I do it from time to time myself. The problem is went we begin to elevate this fiction into something we worship. Don't you see this is the exact same strategy that put 45 into office. Some slick marketers created the fiction of 45 being a savvy businessman for the purpose of bolstering his profile for the Apprentice "reality" TV program. The nation brought into the fiction and we made him POTUS. The facts of his business failures did not matter, what mattered was compelling fiction that was created. White folks
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  4. @Pioneer1 I never meant to completely discount anecdotes. They can be interesting and, when backed by actual data, quite powerful. However, absence such data, I would just not use my personal anecdote as proof of anything dealing with all Black people or a more general audience. This is something you quite often, with reckless abandon. Do you see the difference? So while I may tend to agree with you on the issue of the disappearing straight-Afro-America male in general I just don't have any proof -- other than my own anecdotes -- even as it relates to our represent
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