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Indie Authors: Go Set a Watchman’s Publishing History Matters To You: An Editor’s Opinion

The publishing history of Harper Lee’s novel raises important questions about author care, creative control and the power dynamics of trade publishing, says NYT bestselling author and editor, Joni Rodgers.  In spring 1957, Harper Lee’s literary agent shopped Go Set a Watchman around New York and eventually placed it at Lippincott. Editor Tay Hohoff didn’t love the novel […]

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NYT bestselling author and ghostwriter Joni Rodgers

Amazon Is Censoring Self-Publisher’s Reviews says Indie Author and Bookseller, Joni Rodgers

Long before I was a writer, I was a voracious reader. I enjoy excellent work in every genre. PR reps, editors and publishers frequently ask me to blurb, review and blog about their books, and over the years, I’ve done dozens of reviews in a number of venues, including Amazon. As part of its sweeping […]

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