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- Promote Your Book
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- Black Americans in Publishing
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- Articles for Writers
- Literature Libraries
- Book & Writer's Digest
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Free within Ourselves; Fiction Lessons for Black Authors
by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Article Why Advertise On-line - An article on the benefits of on-line advertising
Glossary of Publishing Terms: from Acquisition Editor and Advance to Wholesaler and Word of Mouth, you'll find the definition of scores of publishing terms.
A list of Internet Terms and Definitions. If you are going to use the Internet as you might as well learn at least a few of the technical terms.
Chuck Sambuchino (Editor)
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Familiar Black Quotations: 5,000 Years of Literature, Lyrics, Poems, Passages,
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by Retha Powers
Hardcover: 832 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (November 19, 2013)
A comprehensive, all-new collection bringing together the most thoughtful, inspiring, and wisest voices from the Black diaspora across history.
Additional Resources on Writing and Publishing
Magazines devoted to or supportive of AA Literature. An AALBC web site which lists magazines which accept submissions for publication including Poetry, and short stories.
Writers Guild of America Agency listings, TV & film industry news.
Gotham Writers' Workshop A resource for classes and information on writing
Journalism Job Listings J-Jobs is a service to the journalism community provided by the University of California at Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
All About eBooks learn about this important development, which promises to change the entire publishing industry!