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.
After listening to Scott James at the recent Get Published! Workshop, I really wanted to get familiar with Scribd.com, the document-sharing website that had partnered with him in launching is second novel, The Sower. James had talked about the massive, dedicated following there, and how people were learning new ways to use the service. I […]
I have a particular affection for this all-day workshop that’s held every year by the Bay Area Independent Publishers Association (BAIPA). The event draws people at all stages of independent publishing, from those who are “thinking about it” or “gathering information” to people who are experienced authors and self-publishers, and small publishers as well. It’s […]