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Leveraging the Backlist

Medium Mines the Gold

Not to brag too much, but I’m kind of a seer. I see what you guys do not. I have a third eye of perception. It wasn’t opened through meditation or some super trendy ayahuasca trip, my powers came to me after eating a box of Slim Jims and drinking a lot of instant decaf coffee. I know, it sounds improbable, but trust me. I have the power of foresight.

In 2017 I wrote the following in a post called “How Do We Leverage the Backlist?”

In publishing, the backlist used to underwrite current authors. Where…

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