Tag Archives: self-publishing

book review – The Clutter Book: When You Can’t Let Go

This isn’t a book review, so much as a shameless plug for my own book. I haven’t finished reading this month’s book yet – real life interfered with plans – so I’m referring to The Clutter Book: When You Can’t Let … Continue reading

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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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my very first commercial

Well, it’s on YouTube, not television, but it’s a commercial nonetheless.  This little number  was created by the talented Henry Juarez, who took my stumbling attempts and turned them into something viewable. I will be conducting a “mini seminar” and signing … Continue reading

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why I love independent book stores

I will admit that I used to enjoy shopping at borders. I could get lost in the stacks for hours and take advantage of the café when I wanted a snack or a drink. Back then, I didn’t fully appreciate … 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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workbook now available

The Clutter Book: When You Can’t Let Go is doing even better than I hoped. The message is getting out to people and I’ve been overwhelmed by the response. I even had someone ask if she could buy the book … Continue reading

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book snob

I admit it.  I’m a book snob.  Have been for ages. It’s true, I have read my fair share of Sidney Sheldon and Judith Kranz.  I’ve even read Shopaholic.  None of these will ever be confused with literary fiction; however, … Continue reading

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