I write satirical articles directed at the tyranny of the publishing world which requires us, the writing virgins who have yet to call themselves authors, to arrive at the hallowed doors of their mighty fortress  with not just with a manuscript in hand, but a fully developed, what they call, 'platform' (that word conjures up visions of an oil rig in the middle of the Atlantic!),  comprised of a website, a blog, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts, to name just a few of the elements, each showing a following by untold thousands, whose only goal in life is to fill the publishers coffers with substantial revenue made up of our book’s selling price multiplied exponentially.
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Added: November 10, 2012
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