Author Archives: Cierra Cole

Mastering the Art of E-book?

During the week of May 23, Michael Niemann came and spoke to the History of Publishing class. His topic: how to make an e-book. At first I was very surprised at his topic. What? I thought. You can make an … Continue reading

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Copywriting – who knew?

This week in the History of Publishing class, we had a special guest speaker. Samantha Niemeyer is an SOU alumn from 2011 and is currently working as a copywriter for Fire Mountain Gems.I had never heard much about what copywriting … Continue reading

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Fear of the Query!

One of the unique opportunities available to writers is feature article writing. Potential topics for feature articles are nearly endless. Mediums of publication are also varied for feature articles. They can be “featured” in magazines, online, journals, newspapers, blogs, etc. … Continue reading

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Ghost Writing: Success and Anonymity?

Until recently a solid definition of ghostwriting had never been presented to me. Ironically, knowledge about the field of ghost writing seems as illusive as the ghost writers themselves. Personally, the first time I’d heard about ghost writing was when … Continue reading

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Social Media in Publishing

For the last four weeks in The History of Publishing, we have been discussing the challenges faced by contemporary authors. The phrase “Publish or perish,” comes to mind when I come to class everyday. Even though the phrase has been … Continue reading

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