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On Getting Published by James M. Gifford, Ph. D.

Posted by The Jesse Stuart Foundation at

Some of you are making New Year’s Resolutions. If one of yours is to write and publish a book, I offer these thoughts and suggestions. During my twenty-nine years at the helm of the Jesse Stuart Foundation, I have had more than a thousand conversations and meetings with individuals who want to publish a book. Only a tiny percentage of those meetings and discussions led to publication by the JSF. We’re a non-profit publishing house that focuses on books about Kentucky and Appalachia. Our author’s list includes Jesse Stuart, Billy C. Clark, Harry Caudill, Thomas D. Clark, Allan Eckert, and...

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