Article Archive: The Practical Writer

Articles from Poet & Writers Magazine include material from the print edition plus exclusive online-only material.

Decisions, Decisions: Three Different Paths to Publication

Alethea Black, Céline Keating, Michelle Toth

Three author friends who took different paths to the publication of their debut books—via commercial press, independent press, and self-publishing outfit—compare notes about everything from working with an editor and choosing a cover to marketing and publicity.