• publishing

    A galley! A galley! We have a galley!

    by  • October 28, 2009 • design, publishing • 0 Comments

    Sitting on my laptop’s desktop is one beautiful, professional looking, although not yet polished, galley of the punk anthology, Punk Rock Saved My Ass. After many arduous months in which the designer was so slammed with work he couldn’t see any glimmer of hope that he’d actually be able to make the galley, he...

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    Identify the resources you’ll bring to your business.

    by  • October 4, 2009 • business, business book, publishing, resources • 0 Comments

    From Chapter 3 of the book, What You Need to Know to Be a Pro: The Business Start-Up Guide for Publishers, by Terena Scott. Resources Your resources are your money, personal talents, equipment, knowledge, and expertise that will help you and your business thrive. It’s important to understand what resources you need for your...

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    Sometimes DIY is no fun

    by  • September 7, 2009 • DIY, publishing, punk • 1 Comment

    We are so close to finishing the punk rock anthology. I keep saying that, but it’s true. So very, very close. There’s just one last minute essay being revised right now and three bios coming until the entire manuscript will be complete. We’ve been working on cover designs and choosing photographs and debating which...

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    The Secret Code of the ISBN

    by  • August 6, 2009 • books, business, publishing • 0 Comments

    One of the questions I was asked at the Mendocino Coast Writer’s Conference was, “What is an ISBN?” There was a great deal of discussion about what that weird bar code on the back of each book means and when a book needs to have one. Not all books do, but if you want...

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    Pathways to Publishing.

    by  • July 29, 2009 • publishing • 0 Comments

    I’m presenting at the Mendocino Coast Writer’s Conference this Saturday on the Pathways to Publishing Panel. It’s got me thinking about all the ways there are to get published now days and how lucky we are to not be dependent on publishing companies anymore. Not that publishing companies are bad! Hell, I am one....

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    Article About Publish on Demand

    by  • May 11, 2009 • internet, news, publishing, resources • 0 Comments

    To try and make up for scaring so many people with my workshop on self-publishing, here is an article from CNN on-line about successful authors who used Publish-on-Demand. (excerpt) “If you believe in your book, I think you should give it a chance,” Genova said. “Still Alice” “was a book that people already identified...

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