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Self-Publishing Reasons To Be Cheerful – Part 1

Self-Publishing Reasons To Be Cheerful – Part 1

There are many reasons why an author starts to contemplate travelling the long and winding road to self-publishing. Like many paths we undertake in life – we sometimes find ourselves on a path we never originally planned to travel upon. When this happens, we find out that we don’t always have the sufficient roadmap to

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Self-Publishing Reasons To Be Cheerful – Part 2

There are many variables and choices along the self-publishing road, whether an author decides to use author solutions companies like AuthorHouse, iUniverse, Infinity, Xlibris, Mill City Press or the many others using POD (print on demand) technology. Some publishing overlords will snipe from the hedgerow on our road and argue and catcall to us that

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Self-Publishing Reasons To Be Cheerful – Part 3 or (Sheila, Take A Bow)

A comment from Sheila851 was left on yesterdays Self-Publishing Reasons To Be Cheerful – Part 2 and it was extremely thought provoking and I think very much encapsulates how self published authors feel about ‘standard’ publishing and why so many are more than cheerful to pursue self-publishing despite its stigmas and challenges for authors. Here is Sheila’s

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Lulu: You Wanna Piece of Me?

DIY self-publishing service provider Lulu has set in motion a process which could see the company offering public shares on the Canadian stock market as early as next month. Last Friday Lulu filed a preliminary prospectus with the regulatory authorities in Canada. The first moves that may see shares in Lulu sold on the stock

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Self-Publishing For Kids From Tikatok

Last year retailer Barnes & Noble bought Tikatok with the intention of providing a POD (print on demand) self-publishing platform for young children. The new venture is in partnership with Common Sense Media (commonsense.org), a leading nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving families’ experiences with media and entertainment. The partnership is intended to help Barnes

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e-books: Kassia Krozser on Publishing Perspectives

Kassia Krozser has written an article today over on Publishing Perspectives about the development of e-books and that it’s time for us to learn to walk before we try to run. She argues publishers and authors have yet to perfect the presentation and potential of the e-book in a envoirnment where we are already talking

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