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Lulu.com Drop Their Popular ‘Publish By You’ Option

Lulu.com Drop Their Popular ‘Publish By You’ Option

Lulu have today announced further changes to their publishing process and distribution service, which on the face of it, is a further retrograde step backwards in their position as a brand-leading author solution services provider. The core change today is the announcement of the removal of the popular ‘Publish By You’ service. Here is part

POD TV – Program 12: Randy Schmidt – Editor at University of British Colombia

Randy Schmidt, Editor at University of British Colombia addresses graduates about their first approaches to publishers – what to expect and what to look for in a reputable publisher. While Schmidt is specifically speaking about academic submitted manuscripts and thesis – much of his advice holds strong for any author submitting to a publisher. Learn


Booksurge US – (see CreateSpace)

UPDATE NOVEMBER, 2009. Booksurge has now merged under the CreateSpace brand.Announcement news. Related articles Amazon Japan Launches Print-On-Demand Program for Publishers (mickrooney.blogspot.com) to self-publish or not self-publish (victoryates.wordpress.com) Create Space Helps First Time Authors Like Taren Wilson The Writer of Novel,The Life Of Mouse. – (takingonacause.com) Amazon Announce Breakthrough Novel Award Finalists (mickrooney.blogspot.com) Abbott Press


Diggory Press: The Journey So far & The Quest For Truth

It is a story of intrigue, deception, fraud, defamation, theft, forgery, religious persecution, death threats, hatred, subterfuge and much more, culminating in investigations by the British Police Force, Scotland Yard, An Gardai (Irish Police Force) and I have even encountered unsubstantiated claims of Interpol being involved; resulting in, at first, small claims court actions, and


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