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  1. prettyinpink

    prettyinpink New Member

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    Question about Publishers...

    Discussion in 'Publishing' started by prettyinpink, Dec 27, 2008.

    Should I just write my novel and then worry about publishers/literary agents or should I think about that before I start writing?:confused:
     
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    marina Contributing Member Contributor

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    The first part--just write.
     
  3. mammamaia

    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    what's there to think about, if you don't have a book to sell???
     
  4. Daedalus

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    Why bog yourself down worrying about getting a publisher or agent? The first part (which so many people fail to do, actually) is writing a book. I don't know how many times I've heard people say things like: "I'll write a book when the new year starts." Or "I'll write it when the kids leave home." The vast majority of those people never write a book.

    So, concentrate on the first part first. Or, as they say in my part of the world, "Quit putting the cart in front of the horse."
     
  5. prettyinpink

    prettyinpink New Member

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    Thanks!
     
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    TWErvin2 Contributing Member Contributor

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    Write your work first. When you get to finishing the editing/revision/polishing process, then start looking at agents/publishers.

    Terry
     

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