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Publishing Ins and Outs: Advice on Writing for Publication and Getting Published

Publishing Ins and Outs: Advice on Writing for Publication and Getting Published

Author: Edit Team

May 20, 2012

Do you have questions about finding an agent? Writing a successful query letter, or what those rejections really mean? Pitching a book to a publisher? Submitting a story to an anthology? Being queer in today’s publishing world? Do you want to learn more about the drawbacks or benefits of self publishing, small-press publishing, and the Big Six?

We want to help!

Lambda Literary’s new column “Publishing Ins and Outs” will provide basic information about writing for publication and getting published.

Publishing veteran Gabrielle Harbowy will answer your questions about the ins and outs of publishing and provide a resource for navigating through the rough seas of the publishing industry.

Gabrielle Harbowy (, a staff proofreader at Lambda Literary, is a San Francisco-based editor and writer of fantasy and science fiction. She copyedits for Pyr Books, Seven Realms Publishing, and is Managing and Acquisitions Editor at Dragon Moon Press. She has worked with New York Times Bestsellers and Hugo and Nebula Award winners, and has acquired books that have gone on to become finalists and winners of the Lambda Literary Award, ForeWord’s Book of the Year and the Bram Stoker Award, to name a few. As a writer, her short fiction appears in print and podcast anthologies. Her award-nominated anthology “When the Hero Comes Home,” co-edited with Ed Greenwood, is available from Dragon Moon Press.


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