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Simon & Schuster Picks Up CreateSpace Author In Three-Book Deal

Simon & Schuster Picks Up CreateSpace Author In Three-Book Deal

Simon & Schuster has signed up self-published author Brittany Geragotelis to a three-book deal on the strength of her Young Adult novel, Life’s a Witch. Geragotelis used CreateSpace to self-publish her novel just a few months ago. Geragotelis only signed up with her literary agent at Christmas after she self-published. She also had tremendous success

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Lulu Blog | (Not) Getting Your Book on a Retail Shelf…and the Big ‘E’ RA-RA

Lulu Blog » (Not) Getting Your Book on a Retail Shelf This is always the kind of blog post put out by self-publishing services that irks me. The below piece is from today’s Lulu blog. “I believe that one of the biggest mistakes in any marketing endeavor is not defining a clear goal. It’s easy

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Bowker Releases Preliminary 2010 Annual Books in Production Report (PDF link included)

R. R. Bowker today released preliminary figures for book production during 2010 based on their Books in Print database. Traditionally produced books rose by 5% while non-traditionally produced books rose by an astonishing 169%. Be aware that the non-traditional sector is made up by a vast majority of print on demand publishers issuing public domain titles. This

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Abbott Press – Reviewed

Abbott Press is an imprint owned and run by Author Solutions Incorporated. Abbott Press was originally launched in January 2011 in a partnership between Writers’ Digest and Author Solutions. I made a brief mention of the newly formed partnership and press release here. Back then, the launch was greeted with a mixed reception much in the way WestBow

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Why I Still Recommend Using Lightning Source over CreateSpace | Zoe Winters, Paranormal Romance Author

Why I Still Recommend Using Lightning Source over CreateSpace « Zoe Winters, Paranormal Romance Author: “Quality: It is true that they are nearly indistinguishable but… as for paper weight, it really depends on if you use cream or white paper with LSI, cream is the higher paper weight. I don’t think CS’s paper weight is

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CreateSpace Announce Improvements to Their Self-Publishing Platform

CHARLESTON, S.C. – (Business Wire) CreateSpace, part of the Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) group of companies, today announced an improved self-publishing experience that will help content creators set up, distribute and manage their titles more easily. These enhancements are a direct reflection of member feedback and innovative thinking about how to improve the overall member

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