Author Archives: Chris Bigelow

Publishers Corner: Elizabeth Beeton of B10 Mediaworx

My name is Elizabeth Beeton, writing as Moriah Jovan, and I operate B10 Mediaworx (B10, Beeton, get it?), a publisher, ebook formatter, and provider of other author services. Please forgive my foray into my authorial history, but that’s where the … Continue reading

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Publishers Corner: Advances in Mormon Publishing?

By Chris Bigelow In this post’s title, the word “advances” could mean two different things: a synonym for progress or a reference to the practice of publishers paying authors an advance on royalties. The second meaning is the one I’d … Continue reading

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Publishers Corner: Do Mormon Novelists Have a More Difficult Time Getting Published?

Guest post by Jana Riess Because I work in publishing, would-be authors sometimes ask me to explain how they can get an agent or editor to look at their fiction.1 It’s occurred to me over several years of having these … Continue reading

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Publishers Corner: Peculiar Pages for Peculiar People

Guest post by Theric Jepson The seed for Peculiar Pages was planted—no offense—during my dissatisfaction with Irreantum‘s fiction back in the early days. I was just becoming aware that actual Mormon literature (and not just Mormon books) existed (or at … Continue reading

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Publishers Corner: Confessions of an Acquisitions Editor

Guest post by Lisa Mangum, Deseret Book I love books. I always have. I grew up with them. I devoured them by the shelf. I put myself through college selling them. I studied them; I have even written them. And … Continue reading

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Publishers Corner: Some Basics on WiDo Publishing

Guest post by Karen Gowen WiDo is located in Salt Lake City. It has quite a few Mormon authors but avoids LDS fiction unless it has something remarkable about it, such as Heroes of the Fallen by David J. West. … Continue reading

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