If you’ve perfected your novel, then the next logical step is to attract the attention of an agent or publisher. Unfortunately, you need more than a colorful envelope and fancy font styles to stand out in the ever growing slush piles. The publishing world has taken a huge hit due to the poor economy. More than ever, publishers aren’t as willing to take chances on the hopeful unpublished writers out there. Does this mean you should give up your dream? Absolutely NOT!
The best thing you can do is to create a writing platform for your novel. A platform is a publishing term for a built-in audience for your novel. You need to get yourself out there in your field before you submit your work. Great writing, original stories, and platforms are sure fire ways to create a successful writing career for yourself. So how do you do it?
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