Tell Your Story – And Get Published! Being an author shouldn’t remain “only a dream” for anyone! In today’s world there are a myriad of opportunities to get published — mainstream publishers, specialty publishers, and even self publishers… far from the days of the “Vanity press” , many of today’s major hits were originally self published… and publishers – like Propriety – are often looking for new authors that fit their parameters – with the right research and preperation – that could be you! We compiled some hints for authors looking to get published : The Writers Union of Canada suggests telling a publisher if you have submitted to other publishers. Blogger Jane Friedman suggests writers first determine their genre and asses the commercial potential of their work. Make sure you have a complete manuscript to publishers to evaluate. A good idea will not get you a contract! Do your research – prepare your manuscript – and good luck!