Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Joy of Going Direct

So I had no idea what going direct meant in the world of Self-Publishing. That is until I got Joanna Penn’s book Successful Self-Publishing: How to Self-Publish and Market Your Book. I suggest anyone getting into the self-publishing/indie publishing business … Continue reading

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The Benefits of an Ebook

There are many benefits to publishing an Ebook especially those of us that have decided to be our own publisher. The actually publishing process is FREE. Unlike with Print On Demand, you do not have to pay for the copies … Continue reading

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Fear of Failure

My biggest fear is that of failing at anything I take on. It could be losing weight, teaching my kids, singing at Karaoke, or publishing a book. I’m not talking about that little knot that sneaks into your tummy right … Continue reading

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Blogging Email

Most likely you have an email address already…maybe two or three, but are any of them just for your writing? I know I didn’t set up an email address for my professional writing career. I was naïve and just ready … Continue reading

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The Magic Art of Paperbacks Pt 2

Blurb Blurb is pretty cool because they have software that you can download to create your book (IT’S FREE) or you can just upload your PDF as with the other sites. With all the different choices, it can get a … Continue reading

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The Magic Art of Paperbacks Pt 1

​You want to find the best Print on Demand company that fits your book, so let’s look at the big contenders: Createspace, Lulu, Blurb and Lightning Source. (Note: I used my own books for a price comparison. Your price may … Continue reading

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Print On Demand

If you are new to the publishing world like I am, you probably had to look up POD to find it’s meaning. I know when I first heard it, I was totally lost, and even after finding out it meant … Continue reading

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