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Indie Author Fringe

Posts In This category Are About The Indie Author Fringe Online Conferences, Fringe to London Book Fair, Book Expo America and Frankfurt Book Fair

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Margaret Atwood: “Every tool has three sides. The sharp side (the upside). The blunt side (the down side). And the…

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2. Pay heed to tradition even in a digital environment. The best way to catch the attention of an agent or editor? “A good,

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