For book/ebook authors, publishers, & self-publishers
The students, their families, faculty, and alumni at Virginia Tec will celebrate graduation today. As I think about all the things that are associated with graduate from college my thoughts fall upon the over all spirit of the graduation. The spirits of most graduates are filled with happy thoughts about completing a major milestone in…Continue
Added by Darryl Williams on May 12, 2007 at 4:30am — No Comments
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I don’t know about all of you but the forest fires that are going on in this nation are making my spirit ponder a couple of things. The first thing that troubles my spirit is the frequency of the forest fires that have been occurring in our nation over the last few years. When I see the increasing news coverage of the forest fires that are ravaging…Continue
Added by Darryl Williams on May 11, 2007 at 6:30am — No Comments
The Good Book says, "Be sure to cast your bread on the water, and it will return to you." The publishing industry seems to be hueingto this philosophy more every week.…Continue
Added by Bill Stephens on May 10, 2007 at 4:13pm — No Comments
Hi to all,
I have made it! At long last, my website is in cyberspace. It was a long learning curve that has not finished yet, but one that
gave me a lot of knowledge in a field I never thought I will even think of
tackling…and who said life is boring?…
Well, you can click on one of the following links to go on it, and I am sure you’ll enjoy it.…
I am doing a best-seller/launch campaign for my new ebook How to Write Your First Book - Book Writing System at www.HowToWriteYourFirstBook.com on May 17th and 18th. I want to invite everyone to join in. Please contact me at Jess@jesskennedywilliams.com. I would love to have as many people as possible email their lists, family and friends to… Continue
Added by Jess Kennedy Williams on May 10, 2007 at 10:34am — No Comments
One of my personal missions as a published author, is to help other writers and authors in any way I can, when I can. So when a friend asked me to help her promote a course that she is teaching, I was very happy to. Catherine Kuehne is a member of the Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC). I have seen her at a number of events lately, always supporting authors, including my own book launch for Whale Song. Now it's my turn to support her.…Continue
Added by Cheryl Kaye Tardif on May 10, 2007 at 10:34am — No Comments
As I have stated before the war in Iraq and many things associated with it has troubled my spirit for a long time. Recently many of presidents bushes strongest republican supporters have made it very clear that they will be with drawing there support of the war because of there growing displeasure about the…Continue
Added by Judi Lake on May 9, 2007 at 10:41pm — No Comments
After months of researching, writing, editing, design, layout and proofing...Great Dates Orlando is finally ready for release on May 18th!
With production behind me, my main focus is marketing. I'm creating my press kit, networking, and looking for creative ways to get my book out there.
I took a thought from Jach Cranfields "Success Principles" and that is to use the LAW OF 5....Every day I must do 5 things to promote myself and my book. This his how Jack made Chicken Soup for…Continue
Added by Kristen Manieri on May 9, 2007 at 6:38pm — No Comments
My aunt who is at least twenty years my senior recently asked me a question that took me by surprise. It was a question that immediately touched and ignited my spirit. Her question to me was what is the difference between a white person using the N word and black person using the N word ? My answer to them was that there is a very big difference and I took the time out to explain to them…Continue
Added by Darryl Williams on May 9, 2007 at 3:00pm — No Comments
My spirit was very troubled as I listened to the news and heard the story of a twelve year old girl that was shot in the back. The girl was shot at a party between the hour of 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. The shooting along was in and of itself enough to…Continue
Added by John Kremer on May 7, 2007 at 8:51pm — No Comments
It seems that the war in Iraq is a never ending saga that has now taken on a life of its own and seems surreal. Many of our troops have been killed since this war started. Now the rate of troops that are being killed is reaching staggering amounts because of the use of dirty bombs that are getting more deadly as the…Continue
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Added by Cheryl Kaye Tardif on May 6, 2007 at 6:48pm — No Comments
If you have not been under a rock in recent weeks then I am sure that you have heard about a growing controversy in this country that have come to the forefront do to the comments of Dona Amus. The controversy involves mostly people of African decent who have been very vocal about their opposition and come out very strongly on the use of words that usually have a negative and stereo…Continue
Added by Darryl Williams on May 6, 2007 at 1:56pm — No Comments
Added by WinningTheGameOfBusiness on May 4, 2007 at 10:55pm — No Comments
Our writing group, Daedalus, has undertaken an interesting project. This group of five women college/high school professors plus me, meets monthly to critique each other's work. We are the distillate of probably three-dozen former members who came and went over the last twelve years. Our membership stabilized about five years ago and seems destined to continue into the…Continue
Added by Bill Stephens on May 4, 2007 at 2:58pm — No Comments
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I will be using a Print on Demand service for most of the books we'll publish...
I was considering using BookSurge, because it is the one most closely associated with Amazon...but I ordered a few books that use BookSurge, and was not impressed with the quality of the look and feel of the books.
Have you used/compared the different print-on-demand options?
Any recommendations, based on the quality of the final…Continue