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    Publishing has changed in five years, and so has “What You Need to Know”

    by  • November 22, 2013 • books, e books, marketing, printing, publishing, Terena • 1 Comment

    In 2008, Terena Scott wrote a book about how to start an independent publishing company, focusing on the business of publishing. How do you start a small business? What forms do you need to fill out? How much will it cost? How do you find authors? What does a publishing contract look like? How...

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    Excellent Information about Types of Publishing and The “Amazon Situation”

    by  • June 23, 2008 • printing, publishing • 5 Comments

    While continuing my research about Amazon’s new POD policy, I found this blog post which includes an overview of that policy as well as an explanation of what POD actually is. Written by Charlotte Boyett-Compo, guest blogger on Anchored Author. From the post: It’s clear that because of the new publishing models available now,...

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    An Amazon Monopoly?

    by  • March 28, 2008 • internet, printing, publishing • 0 Comments

    This is certainly interesting: Writen by Angela Hoy at Writer’s Weekly Some Print on Demand (POD) publishers are privately screaming “Monopoly!” while others are seething with rage over startling phone conversations they’re having with Amazon/BookSurge representatives. Why isn’t anybody talking about it openly? Because they’re afraid – very, very afraid. Amazon.com purchased BookSurge, a...

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    Today I Pushed “Send”

    by  • September 25, 2007 • printing • 0 Comments

    Today, I sent the file for the cover and the interior text, plus all needed fonts to Lightning Source so they could create an actual, real, hand-holdable, page turning book. My Muse sat beside me and as soon as we got the confirmation from the website the file had been uploaded, she looked at...

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