Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Andrew Doty
Editor, Occasional Musician, and Infrequent Writer
Editor, Occasional Musician, and Infrequent Writer

Andrew's posts

Post has attachment
Gateway Con 2017
This year marks the first annual Gateway to Publishing Conference and Convention, or Gateway Con, hosted by the St. Louis Writers Guild at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel, June 16–18. Gateway Con will feature an Author Hall and Book Fair free and op...

Post has attachment
Jedi Book Marketing Workshop with Dr. Judith Briles
Publishing expert Dr. Judith Briles, "The Book Shepherd," will be leading a special workshop for the St. Louis Publishers Association on July 22: "Jedi Book Marketing." And if you register before June 1 , you'll be automatically entered to win a FREE one-ho...

Post has attachment
Technical Difficulties: Contact Form
Hello, this is Andrew Doty, owner of and editor at Editwright. I am absolutely mortified to announce today that an issue in the HTML of this website rendered the contact form on the  Contact Page  completely ineffectual on or around April 3, 2017. If you ha...

Post has attachment
When Hiring a Full-time Editor Just Doesn’t Make Sense
Copyediting and proofreading are basic needs in publishing any kind of writing, and yet for many the costs of hiring copyeditors and proofreaders are just impractical. Staffing agency Robert Half recently published a salary guide which shows that starting w...

Post has attachment
How to Publish Your Own Book: Workshop April 22
If you're interested in learning how to self-publish a book, join Andrew Doty, Peggy Nehmen, Warren Martin, and Bob Baker at St. Louis Community College – Meramec on April 22, 2017 for an information-packed four-hour workshop: "How to Publish Your Own Book:...

Post has attachment
Helvete 3 Now Published
Helvete  3  is freshly published! Many thanks to  Amelia Ishmael  and  Eileen Joy  for the massive work that went into this issue, as well as all the contributors:  Gast Bouschet ,  Faith Coloccia ,  Nadine Hilbert ,  Bagus Jalang ,  Alessandro Keegan ,  Ma...

Post has attachment
Two Presentations in One Week!
photo thanks to Warren Martin English degrees don't typically involve a lot of presentations. I think I could count the number of in-front-of-the-class presentations I gave during my undergrad on one hand — and most of them were in foreign language classes....

Post has attachment
2nd Annual St. Louis Indie Book Fair Announced
St. Louis author Mark Pannebecker has just announced the time and place of the 2nd annual St. Louis Indie Book Fair: Saturday, May 7th, 2016, from 10am to 5pm at the St. Louis Public Library's historic Central Library (1301 Olive Street). The book fair will...

Post has attachment
Video: 79 Common Mispronunciations
Well, this detours into celebrity names for quite a tangent. If you're going to count names, you could just keep going forever. Why stop at 79? And actually, irregardless is a word. In the dictionary. Why? Because, contrary to the entire concept of this pre...

Post has attachment
St. Louis Indie Book Fair
St. Louis author Mark Pannebecker has been hard at work organizing his hometown's first inaugural Indie Book Fair. Beginning at 1:00 pm on Saturday, May 9, the fair will feature booths and live readings until 9:00 pm. For more details, visit the St. Louis I...
Wait while more posts are being loaded