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  • Chesterfield, VA
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We are often at a disadvantage when trying to break into the industry.  Major publishers are hesitant in signing African American authors. There is an industry falsehood that African American people…Continue

Started Dec 30, 2010


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We are often at a disadvantage when trying to break into the industry.  Major publishers are hesitant in signing African American authors. There is an industry falsehood that African American people do not read and therefore not necessarily worth the investment.  As a result, many authors choose to self-publish, which is fine; however, don't make the mistake of trying to edit your own work.  Because you are "living and breathing" your work and fully understand your concept, you may overlook…See More
Dec 30, 2010
Debra Johnson replied to Berney Dorton's discussion Book Proposal in the group Editors/Copy Editors/ Proofreaders
"I am also available and reasonably priced.  I can work on your book full time. We are a small Christian based entertainment company with experience in editing and ghostwriting.  Please view our website at Good luck!"
Dec 28, 2010
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Chesterfield, VA, U.S.
I'm a . . .
Reader, Writer, Literary Service Provider
Have You "Freed Your Inner Book" Yet?
Workin' On It
What You Need to Know About Me:
I an avid reader with superior attention to detail. My pet peeve is when an author fails to have his/her work checked for accuracy and consistency.

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