I have no choice--I must write online

Apparently, the trendy new way to get noticed by book publishers is to

serialize your novel online and let the editors find you. I've noticed

three examples of this very phenomenon recently:

Of course, every one of the authors discourages people from relying on

the tactic as a way to get discovered (sound advice, by my analysis),

but do recommend it as a way of getting your writing before an audience

and working the kinks out. That was the goal of my long-rumored writing site, so I guess I'll have to take everyone's advice and launch it.


By Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...