I just read a post by Marisa and she said traditional publishing houses wont touch anything which was previously published online. Okay, I get that. I can deal with that - except...does this count if it's incomplete? I'm working on writing one of my hubs into a full-length book - should I take it down since I want to send it to a Publishing House when I finish? Basically my hub is a primitive outline...
If you are converting a 1500 word idea into a 60k to 120k word project, it will no longer be the hub. Frankly, I'd be surprised if more than a line or two was left from the hub by the time you finished your revisions etc.
You may want to be aware that ideas - as opposed to manifest expressions - are not protected by copyright. If I was serious about a project, I would consider obtaining private critique instead of posting the outline here.
Not quite sure what you mean....the hub reads like a short story not an A. B. C. 1.2.3. type outline. So, anyway, I might want to consider removing the hub? It makes sense.
I was referring to that you called it a "primitive outline." Now that I understand better, I am more in line with what Shadesbreath says. I think that publishing short excerpts can be a useful way to receive some feedback, and there is no reason to be getting overly cautious either.
by climberjames7 years ago
After my work on HubPages, my blog plus a whole lot of tweeting and twitpic'ing I have been approached by the editor of Rock Climbing UK to be a contributor, making this my first (albeit unpaid) online publishing 'job'...
by frogyfish5 years ago
Adding music to a video for online publishing. Can do?I wanted to put instrumental music with my video to publish online, but evidently it is not allowed due to copyright issues. Is there really a legal way to add...
by Sarah Anderson5 years ago
If I post my unpublished manuscripts to hubpages, will my stories be discovered or stolen?Publishers won't read them unless I hire an agent, and they're expensive if you find legit representation.
by MrDSpade7 years ago
If you have, give details about the process you went through. Alright for those who say they don't understand the question, I'm asking about the process you went thru publishing a book with no money down. Has anyone...
by Mark Bruno5 years ago
I have been asked by a book publisher to publish my bookI have received today a formal contract of the manuscript I sent to publisher 2 months age. The problem is that they want $3,995.00 refundable before they start to...
by purefitness9 years ago
Hi,I was wondering if anybody has made money from publishing online? I have seen and bought a heck of a lot of books on how you can make money from self-publishing/print on demand. I have also read numerous...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.