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Loose Lips Sink Ships and Other Nautical References: Tips for Not Sinking the Whole Darn Ship at Pre-Sales Conference

Musings on a Pre-Sales Conference Part II It’s been a few weeks since I first wrote about the Pre-Sales Conference, but I’ve been thinking about what kinds of tips this Porcupette might pass along to publishing students, future interns, and … Continue reading

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In the spring a young porcupette’s fancy is suddenly wrenched to thoughts of book sales.

Musings on a Pre-Sales Conference Part I It’s easy to forget sometimes that, when you’re in the business of selling books, you do have to take some time to think about how you’re actually going to, oh, I don’t know, … Continue reading

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Information Requests AKA Something to Write Home About AKA How Emails Make Me Feel Like an Elderly Newbie

It happens, from time to time, that an email from an earnest publishing student detaches itself from the mysterious ether of cyberspace and shows up in my inbox, professing a staunch admiration for the press and a desire to know … Continue reading

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