Weekly Discoveries: December 7-13


 

Serial fiction: Everything old is new again

Ease of delivery plus time constraints add up to new opportunities
It’s nice to see the story of “serial fiction” has some serious legs. This article from the publishing blog realm does a decent job of trying to be inclusive.  I think it also is nice that the author professes to be reading Margaret Atwood’s zombie serial experiment.

IndieRecon  – A new convention!

Per their website: INDIE ReCon is a FREE, ONLINE conference inspired by WriteOnCon. It is designed to help any writer or author who is curious about the ins and outs of Indie publishing. You’ll find everything from the pros and cons of Indie publishing, essential aspects in creating a high-quality book, successful online marketing, and expanding into international markets. 

How to Land a Book Deal…

This is an old article I missed that came out before Thanksgiving. It talks about a few projects that had its roots on the internet before getting picked up by traditional publishing companies.

RHCP to publish Wattpad teen sensation

Interesting eh?  Well there you go. At least some folks do end up going this serial route online and end up with contracts. 
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