This Week in the Self-Publishing Blogs, August 8 – 14, 2010 including articles by Norman Spinrad, Nathan Bransford, Ray Robinson, Richard MacManus and Michael N. Marcus on topics of interest to self-publishers.
There’s such a big helping of self-publishing talk in this week’s blogs, I’ve kept the load down to three satisfying posts from an editor, an agent, and a self-published author. And don’t miss The Epiphany Moment, it’s a unique experience. Alan Rinzler on Alan Rinzler’s Blog How Self-Publishing Can Lead to a Real Book Deal […]
I’ve had a recurring fantasy of making a screencast of what goes into designing the interior of a book. This week, Lauren Panepinto, in a little under 2 minutes, makes magic, snatching a book cover design apparently out of thin air. And breaking down the transition to digital text, ways to make your phone a […]
The greatest asset an author has to help them navigate the unknown waters of self-publishing is the accumulated wisdom of people who’ve been there before. I’ve always been impressed by how friendly the independent book publishing community is. Maybe part of the reason is that books very rarely compete with one another. As readers know, […]
One of the blogs I follow is from Nathan Bransford, literary agent at the San Francisco office of Curtis Brown Ltd. Nathan came up with a terrific idea: contribute to Heifer International, a favorite charity, for each comment to his blog. This has resulted, the last time I looked, in over 350 comments. He invited […]
It’s almost Christmas, and many people are traveling for the holiday, making last-minute preparations, and the blogosphere is relatively quiet. However, that doesn’t mean there isn’t great content coming at us every day, and among the yearly round-ups, top ten lists, and prognostications for the future, here are some that caught my eye. Enjoy! Nathan […]