Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #1, a new blog carnival with articles by over 2 dozen bloggers, featuring John Sundman and Michael N. Marcus.
Archives for October 2010
Usually I would have a Saturday blog post here, but not today. I’m hard at work getting our new blog carnival up and running. We’ve had a lot of responses and I’m sure you’ll find some great tips, ideas and stories about self-publishing. If you missed the original announcement, here’s a link to it: Carnival […]
Joanna Penn: Crowdsourcing Your Book Cover Design. On her blog, the author gets her readers to help decide on the final cover design for her novel, Pentecost from among the final group of choices
Sundman: Friedlander on the Future of Publishing. In an interview on his Wetmachine blog, John Sundman asks questions about the future of publishing, pbooks and ebooks.
Book Review: If You Want to Write by Brenda Ueland, a practical and inspirational book that can help a writer free their authentic voice
What Are You Doing This November? Two Opportunities for Writers, National Novel Writing Month and Writing Nonfiction in November both give structure to authors and a deadline to reach for.
6 Tips for Getting Your Book onto Bookstore Shelves including starting locally, listening to your buyers, and expecting to hear a lot of “no” before you get to “yes”
This Week in the Self-Publishing Blogs, October 17 – 23, 2010 including Jane Friedman, Shane Ketterman, J. Daniel Sawyer, George Angus and Jacob Lambert
10 Writing Exercises to Free Your Mind and allow your creative energy to operate with less interference from the logical day to day mind.
Typefaces as History: Aldus Manutius and The Noble Bembo, showing how characters straight out of renaissance Italy influence the typefaces we use today.