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Callio Press and Miller Under The Spotlight Again in Writing Magazine

Callio Press and Miller Under The Spotlight Again in Writing Magazine

If you are passing your local newsstand or newsagent tomorrow on the way to work, and you are also a keen writer on the lookout for an author solutions service, then you would be wise to pick up a copy of December’s edition of Writing Magazine. In the Writers’ News section (p27), UK author, Brian

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Kobo to become a publisher | CBC News

Kobo to become a publisher – Arts & Entertainment – CBC News: “Canadian-based e-book seller Kobo is following in Amazon’s footsteps and creating a publishing arm that will deal directly with authors, CBC News has learned.” Related articles Kobo to become a publisher (cbc.ca) Kobo announces publishing arm, signs e-reader sales deal with UK bookstore

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Self-Publishing Companies & Having The Socks Knocked Off My Books!

A couple of weeks back a comment was posted to POD, Self-Publishing & Independent Publishing through the integrated Facebook section I introduced about a month ago. As many long-time visitors to the site know, I don’t operate a system of moderation or censorship on comments posted to the news, reviews and articles I post. I

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Direct POD UK – Reviewed

Direct POD is a UK book printer and binder based in Northampton. The company offers a wide range of print manufacturing services for publishers and self-publishers, including offset, digital and short run printing. “From small beginnings, Direct-POD has expanded over the years to become one of the most forward thinking book printing companies. We’re proud

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Pyjama Press – Reviewed

The Pyjama Press was founded by Irish photographer Steve Walsh and is predominantly based in the UK and France where he spends much of his time. Offering a wide variety of publishing and design services, from book publishing, website design, editing, critique, mentoring and consultancy, the Pyjama Press deals with book projects submitted on an

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Self-Publishing Index: February 2011

The SELF-PUBLISHING INDEX for author solutions services is something we have been working on for most of 2010 and June 2010 marked the first month of flotation. Here is the latest index, February 2011. (Click image to enlarge) The most asked question we get at POD, Self-Publishing & Independent Publishing is often along the lines of; ‘What self-publishing

Timothy’s Thoughts: Review: Raider Publishing

Timothy’s Thoughts: Review: Raider Publishing “But I did see a few things that caused me to question whether they should be used. Primarily, their own website it what raised questions in my mind. In looking at the services they provide, they look very much like other subsidy presses, but the website itself looks cheap and

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Book Making: Just what the world needs: yet another sleazy, sloppy, egomaniacal pay-to-publish company

Book Making: Just what the world needs: yet another sleazy, sloppy, egomaniacal pay-to-publish company Michael N. Marcus gives an in-depth review of new kids on the self-publishing services block, Self Help Publishers, and it ain’t pretty! Related articles Michael N. Marcus: Ugliness of e-book formatting bleeding over into print books (teleread.com) J.A. Konrath tells ‘bedtime

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