Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #2 a blog carnival with contributions from many bloggers including Carla King, Joanna Penn and Paula Krapf.
The monthly meeting of the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association (BAIPA) got underway with a spirited Q & A session lead by Pete Masterson. Meeting attendance has increased recently to the point that we no longer had space for the tables we usually use for the meetings. This month was no exception. After the Q […]
Negotiating the ins and outs of Smashwords, deciding on distribution options, the tremors set off by the success of the iPad, and a day in the life of a modern writer. It’s all good, enjoy!
Self-publishing means you will need to learn numerous aspects of the book publishing business. Learning from professionals shortens your learning curve considerably. These podcasts of three sessions of panels held at the Commonwealth Club of California, give a good introduction.
Travel writing, never out of fashion, seems to be pretty popular at the moment. And when you get great travel writing imbued with personality, you’ve got something special. That’s why I was really pleased to be called on by Lisa Alpine to design the interior of her new book, Exotic Life: Laughing Rivers, Dancing Drums […]
On May 1, Carla King and Lisa Alpine, the force behind Good to Go Media will run another session of their Self-Publishing Boot Camp. For seven hours, in historic Mechanic’s Library in San Francisco, you’ll “explore each destination on your self-publishing journey from conception to distribution.” Carla and Lisa think that “It’s time for you […]
Last week I missed Justine Lee Musk’s useful article on Twitter for Authors, so here it is, along with more goodness on protecting your work online, selling on Kindle, a self-published success, the rise of self-publishing, and using Facebook for your book. The beat goes on. Apple, despite rumors to the contrary, appears to be […]
Later this month Carla King and Lisa Alpine, the force behind Good to Go Media will run another session of their Self-Publishing Boot Camp. For seven hours, in historic Fort Mason Center in the beautiful Marina district of San Francisco, you’ll “explore each destination on your self-publishing journey from conception to distribution.” Carla and Lisa […]
A new publication from Good to Go Media looks like it can be quite helpful for new self-publishers who are trying to get a grip on what is a sometimes confusing process. Good to Go Media is Lisa Alpine and Carla King, who offer books, workshops, courses and consulting on self-publishing. I know them from […]