Caffeinated Press is proud to honor six authors with nomination to the annual Pushcart Prize.
A NaNo novel that “wins” by Nov. 30 probably isn’t ready for shopping until the spring, after rounds of self-editing, beta reading and professional editing.
In the very large publishing houses, authors typically have zero control over the formatting of a book’s interior or the design of its covers. Even well-recognized writers often don’t know what the book will look like until it’s delivered into their ink-stained fingers. The smaller the publisher, however, the more the author can exert influence over a book’s aesthetics.
The Mad NaNo Scramble incurred almost 30k words by 19 authors in one exciting evening of plotting, writing and revelry.