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May.20.2013
As the DIY approach gains more and more writers and readers, traditional publishers must reinvent themselves by Alison Baverstock  After a boom year in self-publishing the headlines are getting a little predictable. Most feature a doughty author who quickly builds demand...
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May.13.2013
Theo Pauline Nestor Host, Wild Mountain Memoir Retreat On the last day of the quarter, I often ask students in my memoir class to write down on an anonymous slip of paper a question about writing. When I did this recently, I received a number of questions about the legal implications of writing...
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May.08.2013
Six years living upon the Atlantic Ocean taught me this. When everything strips away (the comfort of warmed and cooled buildings; the security of roads, gas stations, armies and on-call doctors; the spin of advertisers, twenty-four hour news producers, and politicians; the camaraderie and routine...
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May.08.2013
Six years living upon the Atlantic Ocean taught me this. When everything strips away (the comfort of warmed and cooled buildings; the security of roads, gas stations, armies and on-call doctors; the spin of advertisers, twenty-four hour news producers, and politicians; the camaraderie and routine...
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May.06.2013
by Susan Violante Over the last few months I've been inundated by authors asking me to review their book or manuscript. I've been also inundated with cold-call press releases - some just announcing the book, some wanting a free review, and others wanting an interview. Many times I just ignore...
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Apr.29.2013
by Terri Giuliano Long  •  Mar 20, 2013  http://indiereader.com For years, self-publishing was widely considered an embarrassing fallback option. Occasionally a John Grisham would emerge, sell 5,000 copies of a compelling novel, land a publishing deal, and...
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Apr.22.2013
By Stephanie Chandler on Feb 01, 2012 I talk to so many aspiring authors and it concerns me that some think that their book will be the key to retirement or a ticket to financial freedom. I hate to deliver bad news, but the fact is that a very small percentage of authors actually make a living...
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Apr.15.2013
Everyone knows the superstars of self-publishing, but many others are earning a living, selling foreign rights, and being courted by traditional publishers. By Robin Sullivan June 27, 2011   There have been many articles about self-published superstars like Amanda Hocking, Joe Konrath, and...
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Apr.08.2013
Anna Baddeley  The Observer, Saturday 23 February 2013 Apple's iBookstore is the latest to promote self-published authors. But how will this benefit readers? When people talk about self-publishing, it's common to hear words such as "revolution" and "democratising". Normally, I...
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Apr.01.2013
by Matthew Gasda Mar 06, 2013 originally published at indiereader.com Porter: Here’s a knocking indeed! If a man were porter of hell-gate, he should have old turning the key.Knock, knock, knock! Who’s there, i’ the name of Beelzebub? Here’s a farmer, that hanged himself on the expectation of plenty...