Well, it’s Labor Day here in the U.S., one of our national holidays when banks, government offices, schools and financial markets are closed. Labor Day also marks:
- The unofficial end of the summer season, and
- The beginning of the national political campaign.
Schools are back in session but off for the day, and we all tend to gather at friend’s and family’s houses for an end-of-summer barbecue. There are parades, parties and lots of sports events.
If you’re new here, I’d like to offer you a few links that you’ll find interesting:
- Helping Senior Citizens Self-Publish, “Once you’ve lived 50 or more years, you have a different perspective on life. The crazy energy and passion of youth are great memories, and the long development of skills and expertise we’ve gathered in parenting and making a living are gradually coming to an end. Many of the normal developments of life create a positive environment for those who want to set to work putting a book into the world.”
- How to Jumpstart Book Reviews for Self-Published Books by guest author David Wogahn, “The challenge for self-publishers, especially new authors who have small or nonexistent networks, is to convince readers to add one more title to their to-be-read pile. Unfortunately, most self-publishers do not (yet) have a reputation that confers credibility upon their books. That’s where book reviews can help; they contribute credibility and raise awareness in four distinct ways:”
- What’s Going On With CreateSpace and KDP Print? [Updated] by Contributing Writer Amy Collins, “Are you curious about all of the changes going on at CreateSpace and seeing new offerings being announced at Kindle Direct Publishing? Here’s the lowdown on the recent changes.”
Have fun, and I’ll see you back here on Thursday.