Author Taylor Harbin

Taylor Harbin is a professional historian from southeast Missouri. Easily distracted by the internet, he composes all of his work on a manual typewriter. His fiction has appeared in Bards and Sages Quarterly magazine. He can be reached through his blog at

Taylor Harbin's Contributions:

Is Trade Publishing Right For You?

  •   Aug 29, 2016   •  

Your manuscript is polished to perfection, and you’re ready for your work to reach the hands of e...     more »

The Ins and Outs of Self-Publishing

  •   Sep 8, 2016   •  

You’ve agonized over your manuscript, editing every sentence to perfection. You can’t wait to giv...     more »

Vanity Publishing: Pros, Cons, and Tips

  •   Sep 15, 2016   •  

Your manuscript is ready and polished. You can’t wait to give copies to your friends and family....     more »

The Pros and Cons of Getting a Literary Agent

  •   Sep 23, 2016   •  

So you’ve chosen the time-consuming, time-honored path of trade publishing. Now what? In a world...     more »

Three Steps to Finding the Right Literary Agent

  •   Sep 26, 2016   •  

Choosing a literary agent is like choosing a babysitter for your baby. You’ll be entrusting your...     more »

Pitching to a Book Agent at a Conference

  •   Sep 27, 2016   •  

So you’ve chosen the literary agent of your dreams, and he’s coming to a writing conference near...     more »

How to Query a Literary Agent

  •   Sep 30, 2016   •  

You’ve r...     more »

Common Publishing Terms and Their Meaning

  •   Oct 14, 2016   •  

You’ve secured an offer from a prestigious publishing company. You’re so excited that you want to...     more »