For Memorial Day, brief remembrances of Roy Friedlander, Felix Morrow, Ernie Lindner, Michael Hoffman, Dan Poynter, Nicholas Jenson, Hermann Zapf.
Niche Publishing and the Power of the Few shows that publishing books of information for small audiences can be profitable and dynamic
Will Children’s Book Self-Publishers Survive CPSIA? The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act may drive indie publishers of children’s books to e-publishing
Podcast: Susan Daffron and James Byrd, Self-Publisher’s Online Conference. A 25:58 audio interview with details about the history, scope and value of the conference
A Publishing Conference With a Difference – Self-Publishers Online Conference includes seminars, live events, exhibit halls & discussion boards with 16 experts
The Secret to Self-Publishing Success is non-stop education, delivering only what people need and when people need it
This Week in the Self-Publishing Blogs, September 12 – 18, 2010 including Jane Friedman, Mark Coker, S.G. Royale, Dan Poynter and L.J. Sellers on subjects of interest to writers and self-publishers.
The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing by Marilyn Ross and Sue Collier is an update of a self-publishing classic, and highly recommended. It provides a practical overview to the writing, publishing and selling of an author’s own book.
For nonfiction books, combine an attention-getting short title with a long, specific and keyword-rich subtitle to achieve the best discoverability for your book. Your title will appeal to people browsing in bookstores or online, and your subtitle will flag search engine robots about the subjects in your book.
I talk to writers every week who are thinking about self-publishing. It’s a major step, and each person takes that step in their own way. People seem to be most influenced by their own professional background, and sometimes by knowing someone who published a book. A big part of my job in these talks is […]