For Memorial Day, brief remembrances of Roy Friedlander, Felix Morrow, Ernie Lindner, Michael Hoffman, Dan Poynter, Nicholas Jenson, Hermann Zapf.
One way self-publishers can increase their product line without having to write more books is by finding public domain books to reprint that are complementary to their topic and appeal to the same market.
This is the sixth in a series describing my Publishing Timeline; the events, experiences and occupations that have somehow shaped my business life up until today. In the late 1980s Jill and I met someone who would change my course in the publishing industry: Felix Morrow. Felix had had a long career as a writer […]
In 2000, screenwriter John Blumenthal self-published his comic novel, What’s Wrong With Dorfman? after his manuscript had been rejected 75 times. (You know, I have to admire a writer who believes in their book that much. I’m not sure how anxious I would be to resubmit my book after 30, 40, or 50 rejections.) In […]