The Independent Publishing Magazine: 12 Things Traditionally Published Authors Might Say To Self-Published Authors

three for three…read on! The Independent Publishing Magazine: 12 Things Traditionally Published Authors Might Say To Self-Published Authors. 1.  “Tut, tut, my friend. Money must flow to the author.” 2.  “Oh dear. You mean your book wasn’t published by a real publisher.” 3.  “Well, you know, rejection is part of being an author. We must all first […]

The Independent Publishing Magazine: 17 Things Self-Published Authors Might Say To Each Other

second part, different side… The Independent Publishing Magazine: 17 Things Self-Published Authors Might Say To Each Other. 1.  “If any author can self-publish a book, then it must be pretty easy.” 2.  “Yeh, sure there’s lots of self-published authors now, but they didn’t properly self-publish like I did.” MORE… special thanks to The Independent Publishing Magazine

The Independent Publishing Magazine: 15 Things Traditional Publishers Might Say To Each Other About Self-Publishing Service Providers

Came across this funny, well depends on your perspective… The Independent Publishing Magazine: 15 Things Traditional Publishers Might Say To Each Other About Self-Publishing Service Providers. 1.  “Look, we’ve nothing to worry about. They’re all just glorified printers and author mills. We’re the real cultivators and promoters of literature.”   2.  “I mean, it’s easy […]

Top TwosDay: Everybody’s Talking

Bonus: a third attention grabber this week – “Snaps” B & N’s singles on Nook, the hottest trend here and in Europe. In the category of catching up to market demands, the eBook publishers (of which I am now one…

Top Twos-Day: Tsk, Tsk You Publishers!

Remember the deal? Back in December I brought you the skinny on how the big 6 where diving into self-pubbing…

Spotlight: Author Ann Eisenstein

I wrote, I researched and learned what experts in the field of children’s publishing outlined as the proper steps and the rules of the business. I joined SCBWI. I joined Writer’s Market. I subscribed to newsletters. I took courses. I attended conferences. Bought the guides. Studied the lists of publishers, editors, and agents…

Spotlight: Artist, Poet and Short Story Author Leon A. Walker

“I have to find the words to clearly convey to readers exactly what those emotions felt like. And this must be done within the context of a story in a way that justifies such emotions. So, in my view as the storyteller, I am obligated to provide a fearless and truthful impression…”