Tag Archives: self-publishing

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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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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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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