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Turning Stone Press (Hampton Roads Publishing) – Reviewed

Turning Stone Press (Hampton Roads Publishing) – Reviewed

A little over one year ago Hampton Roads Publishing, in collaboration with Conari Press (a division of Red Wheel/Weiser LLC), launched a self-publishing service imprint called Turning Stone Press. Unlike a number of big publishers to launch such paid-service imprints over the past four years, like Thomas Nelson, Harlequin and Simon & Schuster, this was

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Publishing Service Index – July 2013

This is the PUBLISHING SERVICE INDEX for JULY 2013. This update reflects some review updates and author feedback over the past two months. FastPencil (recently reviewed here) and Turning Stone Press, Hampton Roads Publishing’s new author service imprint (full review due soon – current rating is provisional) are both new to the index.   IngramSpark is listed at the bottom of

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Publishing Service Index – May 2013

This is the PUBLISHING SERVICE INDEX for MAY 2013. This update reflects some review updates and the review of Llumina Press. TIPM continues to receive a regular feedback on services since the last index at the end of March, both positive and negative, and this is also reflected in the latest index ratings. CLICK TO ENLARGE  (KEY) DIY –

Llumina Press – Reviewed

Llumina Press is a small, Florida-based, assisted self-publishing service provided founded in 2000 by writer, editor and entrepreneur, Deborah Greenspan. The company was one of the early adopters of POD technology ahead of many established brands in this area. “I became a publisher because I noted that existing POD publishers were not doing anything to help

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TIPM Publishing Service Index: February 2013

This is the PUBLISHING SERVICE INDEX for FEBRUARY 2013 and the first one issued for this year. This update reflects some review updates and the collapse of Vantage Press last November. TIPM received a very high volume of feedback on services during the previous two-month period, both positive and negative, and this is also reflected

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CreateSpace – Reviewed (Update Feb 2017)

CreateSpace is the publishing engine of global online retailer and publisher Amazon, the company everyone either wants to love or hate. Createspace began life in 2002 as CustomFlix Labs (DVD), originally intended to make widespread distribution easier for independent filmmakers by providing on-demand DVD production. In 2000, a small group of writers pooled resources to form Booksurge

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