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Tips for Successful Self-Publishing

June 10, 2011

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The world of self-publishing, like baby equipment and politician’s sexcapades, has become a lot more complicated in recent years.  In the case of self-publishing, this is a good thing.  Self-publishing used to be called “vanity press.” Pay a sum of money, have a bunch of books printed, sock them away somewhere and then give them […]

I Get Royalties and You Don’t

February 10, 2011

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It’s that time of year, the annual arrival of the 1099 with the year’s royalties I have received for my novel.  I’ll pause for you to take this in.  MY NOVEL.  As in, I WROTE A NOVEL.  AND I GET ROYALTIES.  So, you may wonder, how did this amazing and spectacular thing come about?  When […]

The Myth of “How To Get A Book Publisher!”

October 22, 2010

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                            Five years ago (or 100, depending on quantum physics and the state of my mind), my two friends and I wrote a book about life over 50.  After enough publishers (insert hiss, boo, bad, a lot of other negatives here) told us the book was great but there was no market for 1. a […]

The Myth of "How To Get A Book Publisher!"

October 22, 2010

16

                            Five years ago (or 100, depending on quantum physics and the state of my mind), my two friends and I wrote a book about life over 50.  After enough publishers (insert hiss, boo, bad, a lot of other negatives here) told us the book was great but there was no market for 1. a […]