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self publishing going mainstream?

Jon Clinch published two books, Finn and Kings of the Earth, the traditional way.  Although both received praise from critics, neither became a bestseller. Last year he published What Came After on createspace, under the pseudonym Sam Winston, and sold nearly … Continue reading

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downside of self publishing

In marketing The Clutter Book, I’ve run up against numerous buyers who won’t consider it for sale in their stores. They aren’t rejecting the book because they think it’s poorly written or because it won’t appeal to their clients; the … Continue reading

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living proof!

After much back and forth with createspace over the past few weeks, I finally sent the files for my book and had them approved. I got the proof in the mail today. I thought getting a copy of the cover … Continue reading

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living the dream

I’m still dealing with last-minute publishing details, but I’m not too busy to read what other people have written.  There was an interesting article in last week’s Washington Post about the self-publishing business and a woman who is a full-time … Continue reading

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so close now

The cover is finished and the final edits are back.  Once I approve the edits, it’s on to the printer.  I can’t believe this is really happening.  I am going to have a book by the end of the month! Here … Continue reading

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back on track

I have been losing sleep over the editing process for the last two weeks. My original editor took on a big job and wasn’t able to work with me. I contacted everyone I could think of, searching for another editor. After some … Continue reading

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ebook

While I should be putting the finishing touches on my physical, paper book, I took a break to listen to a webinar about publishing ebooks. Daniel Hall, of http://www.realfastbook.com, spoke about publishing for the Amazon kindle. He talked about turning … Continue reading

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