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I can answer questions on how to get published in magazines and newspapers; how to market your own books; how to earn a living writing; how to write press releases; how to find a good editor; how to edit your own books; finding a good printer; finding a good book illustrator; doing your taxes as a freelance writer. Questions I can't answer include specifics around working with a print on demand publisher

Experience in the area

I have 36 years of experience as a writer (fiction and non-fiction). I am a book reviewer with Nielsen Media. I am a newspaper columnist and a reporter. I am a former radio station host and I am the editor of a literary newsletter, The Book Lover's Haven. I am also the author of more than 10 books.

Organizations

Writer's Critique Group

Publications

The Trenton Times Philadelphia Trend Sisters in Style Essence Magazine The Pittsburgh Quarterly Obsidian II, etc.

Education/Credentials

I have taken numerous writing courses on book, proposal and grant writing as well as marketing and promotion

Awards and Honors

100 Most Admired African American Women Who's Who

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Recent Reviews from Users

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Liz10/04/16101010 
JD03/24/16101010Ms. Campbell did a great job! She .....
William01/17/16101010Dear Rhonda, Thank you for your response .....
Jackie05/26/15101010 
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Recent Answers from Rhonda Campbell

2016-10-02 writing layout:

Hi Liz,      Congratulations on writing your book!    As far as the page layout, if you're creating a draft of your manuscript - Times New Roman 12 pitch is an often used font. For margins, 1 inch at the

2016-01-13 Book Reviews:

Hi William,      Congratulations on writing your book!    Regarding a book review, I would imagine that there are professors who will review your book for free. Look online for a sample book review letter

2015-05-26 Publishing:

Hi Jackie,      If you submit your work to reputable editors, publishers and literary agents, you should be fine. Keep a copy of your manuscript. The U.S. Copyright office ( http://www.copyright.gov) generally

2015-05-18 Publishing:

Hi Jackie,      Congratulations on writing your travel book!    Many traditional publishers work through literary agents. You can also search for book publishers who publish the types of books that you

2014-09-01 2 Part question:

Hi Ryan,      Congratulations on your book writing success!    Regarding communicating with the editor, I would definitely send him the information that he requested as soon as possible. Then, I would

 

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