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Old 04-16-2008, 09:17 AM   #51
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If it's a topic that a publisher's interested in and you make it halfway readable (which your post and blog writing do) then they package it up and market it so people will want to buy it.
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Old 04-16-2008, 09:40 AM   #52
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Originally Posted by suzeeq View Post
If it's a topic that a publisher's interested in and you make it halfway readable (which your post and blog writing do) then they package it up and market it so people will want to buy it.
Thanks. I suppose that's true enough but it would still be a huge project that I really just don't have the time to tackle and finish in any sort of reasonable time.

I suppose I could just write a little here and a little there and it'll be finished whenever it's finished.
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It doesn't have to be finished these days, you can take your time writing it...
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well - in some cases a book would have a timeline and deadlines - if the offer has come from a publishing house - then I would suggest talking with them - serious talk; such as what kind of time line could you expect; What they are expecting from you, etc.

The experience can't hurt - and if you decide to go ahead with it you'lll already be that much further ahead.
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well - in some cases a book would have a timeline and deadlines - if the offer has come from a publishing house - then I would suggest talking with them - serious talk; such as what kind of time line could you expect; What they are expecting from you, etc.

The experience can't hurt - and if you decide to go ahead with it you'lll already be that much further ahead.
Good points. To be honest, while it's fun to think about I'm not really seriously considering it.
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Old 04-16-2008, 11:22 AM   #56
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That's great, Mason! I, too, would love to read a book you've written.

Don't worry if it isn't perfect on first draft. Remember that all best selling authors are made by good editors
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Congrats! I've always said you should write your adventures down.
Should we start a list of people who want their copy signed? ~_^
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I am a bit late reading this, but I just wanted to say how COOL!!! I would by a book by you fer sure (lol)-congrats!!
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