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TIPM Best of 2013: Self-Publishing is Dead – Long Live the Spirit of Self-Publishing!

TIPM Best of 2013: Self-Publishing is Dead – Long Live the Spirit of Self-Publishing!

TIPM is currently on a break for the holiday season and this is a repost from our Best of 2013 articles. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our readers and subscribers for their continued support over the past year. We hope you have a prosperous holiday season and enjoy the time

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The Key Book Publishing Paths 2.0 | Jane Friedman

Some TIPM readers will remember when I featured Jane Friedman’s excellent infographic on 5 Key Publishing Paths in June of this year. I wrote this article about the infographic and shared some thoughts on it. It led to some comments and discussion with Jane, here and elsewhere, and a lively and lengthy debate on how

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Self-Publising in the United States 2007-12 | Some Report Analysis

Bowker is the leading provider of bibliographic information and management solutions for the publishing industry. Last month it released a detailed six-page report on self-publishing. Self-Publishing in the United States, 2007-2012 is the result of data gathering and analysis based on ISBN output by service providers and micro-publishers in the USA over a period of

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Guest Post: Whoopee! Reflections Of A Rookie Writer | Douglas Burcham

TIPM gets a great deal of guest post submissions. Most of them never make it past the first look in our inbox, primarily because they are unsuited to the content of the magazine, and often because they are nothing more than promotions for books, services or some kind of marketing nonsense. The core of a

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