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    Will this help?

    Discussion in 'Publishing' started by chad.sims2, Sep 9, 2008.

    Ok I've just found out that something I had writen is going to be used and published (With my permision) in a book featureing many other works by defferent people on the same subject. The question being will this help me become published when I finish my actual book? I'm sure it won't hurt but being published already should help my cause right?

    (I'm think i've got something to sign, and i'm getting a free copy of the book, not as nice as being paid but i'm happy my name is going to be in a book on my own work.)
     
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    It can't hurt! The more credits you have, the better. It makes you look more professional and makes you feel more confident, which will improve your writing.
     
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    So do publishers want someone who's already been published? How would they know? Do I send in a resume with my manuscript? LOL I know nothing.
     
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    I would say being published anywhere helps, no matter how big or how small. It increases your credentials as a writer, but your novel has to be good of course. And congrats on getting published!
     
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    Thanks and it's really small. LOL just a letter. Like 100 words I think. :) Can't wait to see my name with it though.
     
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    I had a poem published in eight grade once. I'm sure the publishers will go crazy for me now. XD

    Congratz. I wish I knew more about the subject also. I'm praying for a friendly publisher one day to find me, but as my novel draws nearer to a climax, I've decided that I'll be finding them. Good luck with your future accomplishments. Hope they all go smooth.

    And again, congratulations. What's the name of the book?
     
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    Letters from the dead. Zombie based theme. It's a bunch of letters from people during the zombie outbreak that get found by explorers who come out of hideing hundreds of years after the out break. I wrote one of the letters. :) So not vary long, maybe just over a page or so. Still I get to see my name in a book. :)
     

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