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Big-Name Authors Publish Own Books

More big-name authors are joining the ranks of “personal” publishers.  Hence, I’m going to make a prediction.  In part it’s due to the success John Locke and a few others like him have had at becoming their own publishers.  My belief is that we’ll soon see more big-name authors going […]


Kensington Publishing Is Only Major Continuing to Accept Unsolicited Manuscripts, But the Writer Must Understand Genre

The only major publisher I’m aware of that continues to consider unsolicited material for its imprints is Kensington, which is not categorized as a Big 5 publisher because it remains independent and not part of a conglomerate. Regardless, Kensington has imprints covering a dozen or more genres, and subscribers can […]