Category Archives: Self-publishing

Penguin Random House Merger Helps Author Solutions Exploit Writers

Originally posted on David Gaughran:
Penguin and Random House officially merged on July 1 creating the largest trade publisher in the world. This merger has given fresh impetus to one of their subsidiaries to scam unsuspecting writers – Author Solutions,…

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Publishing with iUniverse — Yea or Nay? (an iUniverse review)

Before we get into the nitty gritty details of this topic, let’s begin with establishing what exactly iUniverse is, and what makes it different from traditional publishing and self-publishing. In a nutshell, there are three types of publishing: So there’s…

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Marketing/self publishing with Harry Steinman

Originally posted on readful things blog:
When you first begin anything, there is cause to be frightened of the unknown. Searching out unfamiliar territory and trying to get everything you need lined out for a new book project is no…

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Success is in the Eye of the Beholder

Originally posted on Legends of Windemere:
So, I’ve gotten into a few ‘debates’ with people on this side of the computer.  This ‘debate’ is about what constitutes success for a self-published author.  Back in the day, you were successful when…

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From the Red Room: Reality Check? by Jules Jacob

For anyone looking to self-publish your poetry (or any other writing for that matter), you may want to read the following post by Jules Jacob: Reality Check? Ms. Jacob’s essay is a response to an article posted in the January/February issue … Continue reading

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Help make it happen! Indie Gogo Campaign

Originally posted on C.N. Faust:
Hello my darlings, So in the span of a few hours, I decided not to go with a Kickstarter campaign. For several reasons I began an Indie Gogo campaign instead (which is the hipster…

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Guest Blog: Do’s and Dont’s of Indie Authoring by Ionia Martin

Originally posted on Legends of Windemere:
This week’s guest blog is brought to us by the delightful, funny, and hard-working Ionia Martin of Readful Things.  She also is the mastermind behind The Community Storyboard where writers and readers from all…

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Services Offered

Originally posted on C.N. Faust:
Hello my darlings, This is me creating a post for easier re-blogging because the last one was kind of crammed with too much personal information. So from my other services page, this is a…

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Book Review: Twelve Days–The Beginning by Jade Reyner

In exchange for an honest review, Ms. Reyner provided me with a copy of her debut novel, Twelve Days–The Beginning.  My intent in reviewing her book was mainly to provide feedback regarding a particular chapter that she had softened out … Continue reading

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Self-doubt, self-publishing, and other selfish writer-isms

Self-doubt, self-publishing, and other selfish writer-isms.  This blog post by Eric John Baker is worth a read not just for the post itself, but also for the comments.  The debate of traditional vs self-publishing is still raging, only now I … Continue reading

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