karen_w_newton (karen_w_newton) wrote,
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The 411 on that first sale

In another example of plagiarism run rampant, today's post is totally stolen! If you write, go and read Jim Hines recent post in which he analyzes the results of a survey on how authors got published. This is hard data from 247 authors. It's fascinating.

If you're a fantasy reader, he writes fantasy novels as well as survey results.




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