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The Self-Publishing Delusion

Writing for the Mainstream

by Richard B. Purdue

  • 353 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Superiorbooks.Com, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Publishing,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12305668M
    ISBN 101931055130
    ISBN 109781931055130


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