Category Archives: authors

Adventures In Self-Publishing

This is a guest blog post by Mark A. Sargent, author of the newly self-published novel Clockwork & Old Gods, which originated as a story here on Protagonize. Mark is promoting his book and was kind enough to share his … Continue reading

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Commenting, fluffy kittens, and you

What’s a good rating to receive? A high 5? 4? The much hated 0.5? Really, no rating is perfect without an honest opinion to back it up. We’re all writers here, and I’d wager that most of you are like … Continue reading

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Reading at Vroman’s

This is a guest blog post from Eric Olsen, co-author (along with Glenn Schaeffer) of We Wanted To Be Writers, the story of the famed Iowa Writers’ Workshop of the mid-1970s. Eric and Glenn are in the midst of a … Continue reading

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Protecting yourselves from publishing scams

Protagonize is a site full of talented authors, so it’s no surprise that we sometimes have to deal with some uncomfortable or suspicious behaviour from unscrupulous users who may be trying to take advantage of some of our younger or … Continue reading

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On the lam

One thing I really dislike about traveling is waiting in airports. Connections, layovers, boarding times … sitting there, doing absolutely nothing worthwhile or of consequence for hours on end really makes me edgy. Thankfully, at the end of the day, … Continue reading

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