Publishers that Muddy the Waters

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I get emails all of the time from writers asking how much it costs to publish a book. The answer is nothing. In traditional publishing, the publisher pays all of the costs; you will receive royalties on sales, normally 10%.

Most writers start out wanting a traditional publishing deal with a reputable publisher. Some, over time, accept that their book does not have mass appeal and if they want to get it published they will have to self-publish it:  pay for the publishing of their own book.

Either of these options is fine when the business involved is up-front about everything. The problem comes when a self-publishing company attempts to appear as a strictly traditional publisher. This is the case with Olympia Publishing UK.

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Stop the children killing madness!

The incident comes on the heels of a similar one where a father murdered his two toddlers in Francistown. As we grapple with the shock and sorrow of this loss, it is essential to address the underlying issues that led to such a horrific outcome.Our hearts go out to the innocent victims, the three boys aged 13, 10, and eight who lost their lives in circumstances that defy comprehension. Their deep cuts and untimely demise have left a scar on the...

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