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What Are the Real Costs of Self-Publishing? Wrong Question..

By melanie jean juneau, published on May 21, 2013

Reblogged from J W Manus:

Last week a friend sent me the link to this article: The Real Costs of Self-Publishing a Book. He wanted to know my take on the issue.

The article seems to have gotten the facts right. It is possible to pay zero out-of-pocket cash to produce a book and it is possible to pay thousands.

I’m not overly bothered by the self-serving nature of the article. The author, Miral Sattar, is the founder and CEO of BiblioCrunch, a matchmaking service for authors and publishing professionals. So of course she’s going to focus on how very, very important it is... (more)

Tags: self-publishing, writing, publishing, e-books

Self-Publishing Report: Interview with Suzanne Jenkins

By boomergirl, published on Mar 27, 2013

... going to tell you what it's like to self-publish and give you a few tips to help you if you decide to self-publish your book.

Thank you for this interview, Suzanne. You self-published your latest book, The Greeks of Beaubien Street. Would you please tell us why you chose the self-publishing route?

Thank you so much for having me. I chose to self-publish while I searched for an agent because I’m an older person. I don’t feel like I have years to waste waiting for someone to think my writing is worth taking a closer look at.

Take us through the process. You... (more)

Tags: self-publishing, the greeks of beaubien street, suzanne jenkins

Self-Publishing Report: Interview with Susan DiPlacido

By boomergirl, published on Mar 2, 2013

...Flava, and Rebellion: New Voices of Fiction.

Please visit her online at www.susandiplacido.com or www.susandiplacido.blogspot.com.

Thank you for this interview, Susan. You self-published your latest book, Shuffle Up and Deal. Would you please tell us why you chose the self-publishing route?

I’ve been traditionally published and small press published before, but I wanted to try the self-pub route because it’s so quick and because I wanted to see what it was like to have full control.

Take us through the process. You had an idea for your book, you... (more)

Tags: author interviews, self-publishing, susan diplacido, shuffle up and deal, self-published authors, indie authors

Self-Publishing Report: Interview with Linda Kovic-Skow

By boomergirl, published on Jan 31, 2013

...with friends. French Illusions, her debut memoir, is the culmination of a three-year project. You can visit her website at www.lindakovicskow.com.

Thank you for this interview, Linda. You self-published your latest book, French Illusions. Would you please tell us why you chose the self-publishing route?

I chose to self-publish my paperback through Dog Ear Publishing. They gave me control over design, editing, pricing and allowed me to retain all the rights to my book. All of these elements were important to me. Then, I contracted with BookBaby to create my eBook, which I... (more)

Tags: self-publishing, memoir, french illusions, linda kovic-skow

Self-Publishing Report: Interview with Richard Blunt

By boomergirl, published on Jan 16, 2013

...for everyone to hear. You can visit his website at http://www.lucastrent.com/ and his blog at http://richardblunt.blogspot.com/.

Thank you for this interview, Rick. You self-published your latest book, Lucas Trent 3 – Grand Theft Magic. Would you please tell us why you chose the self-publishing route?

There are two reasons for that. First, if you are not a well-known author to begin with it is pretty hard to find a decent publisher. But more importantly, Second, I want to stay in control of my work, even after I am done writing it.

Take us through the process.... (more)

Tags: self-publishing, self-published, fantasy, self-publishing tips, grand theft magic, richard blunt

Self-Publishing Report: Interview with Ryan J. Cunningham

By boomergirl, published on Jan 13, 2013

...His poetry and stories have been published in anthologies and magazines. You can visit him online at www.imagination-inspiration.webs.com.

Thank you for this interview, Ryan. You self-published your latest book, Gary’s Gray World. Would you please tell us why you chose the self-publishing route?

I chose self- publishing because the traditional publishers were not interested in publishing this story.

Take us through the process. You had an idea for your book, you wrote it, then you decided to find a publisher. What were your experiences with that? Or did... (more)

Tags: self-publishing, how to self-publish, ryan j. cunningham, gary's gray world

Self-Publishing Report: How to Self-Publish by John Knoerle

By boomergirl, published on Jan 9, 2013

...of the American Spy Trilogy, has just been released.

Visit his website at www.johnknoerle.com.

Thank you for this interview, John. You self-published your latest book, The Proxy Assassin, Book Three of the American Spy Trilogy. Would you please tell us why you chose the self-publishing route?

I self-published the first two volumes, so self-publishing was a given.

Take us through the process. You had an idea for your book, you wrote it, then you decided to find a publisher. What were your experiences with that? Or did you decide to self-publish without ... (more)

Tags: self-publishing, john knoerle, how to self-publish, the proxy assassin, spy fiction, self-publishers, indie publishing

Self-Publishing Report: How to Self-Publish by Mike Faricy

By boomergirl, published on Dec 11, 2012

... is currently working on his latest top secret project. He graduated High School from St. Thomas Academy and earned a BA in history from St. Norbert College.

Thank you for this interview, Mike. You self-published your latest book, Bombshell. Would you please tell us why you chose the self-publishing route?

With Bombshell the self-publishing route was really the only logical route I could take. It was my tenth book, and the fourth in my Dev Haskell Private Investigator series, all my previous work is self-published. Even the traditionally published people I know are gradually... (more)

Tags: self-publishing, crime fiction, how to self-publish, mike faricy, bombshell

Towards An Ebook Future

By Gurmeet Mattu, published on Jan 11, 2010

... paper-less office. Didn't happen. Our generation, brought up on books made of paper aren't going to see the death of books.Being born, however, are two technologies that might increase access to markets for the writer. Firstly, there's Print On Demand (POD) which is the younger brother of self-publishing, which is the off-spring of vanity publishing. To explain, some writers who couldn't find a publisher would pay for the printing of their work themselves. This cost big bucks and left you with a warehouse full of books and looking for a sales team and a marketing strategy. Never very... (more)

Tags: self-publishing, writing, ebooks, publishing

Self Publishing Without Shame

By Gurmeet Mattu, published on Jan 8, 2010

Why does self-publishing carry such a stigma?

Because the writer feels that it proves that his work is not worthy of being picked up by a publisher and he is forced into publishing himself. He feels he is accused of vanity publishing, but just submitting your book to a mainstream publisher shows some signs of an ego which is actually necessary for a writer.

This scenario is flawed and is about to be blown out of the water.Let's accept that publishers are commercial businesses run to make the owners money. They are not in the business of promoting good writing. You, as the writer,... (more)

Tags: self-publishing, writing, publishing, vanity publishing, audience, readers

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