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Only 40 Self-Published Authors are a Success, says Amazon

I like to mix my eternal optimism with a good, honest reality check every now and then, and I thought I’d share this post. But on the positive side I guess it just goes to show that writers don’t always write for the money… Reblogged from Claude Forthomme-Nougat’s Blog The cat is out of the… Continue reading Only 40 Self-Published Authors are a Success, says Amazon

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Q&A With Children’s Author Donna Maguire

Today I’m delighted to introduce an author who’s muse, like mine, is her faithful, four-legged companion. Donna Maguire is not only the author of, but also the illustrator of, five  books in her Silly Willy Winston series. Her latest, Pirate Snout, was just released last month. Q: Please tell us a little bit about yourself… Continue reading Q&A With Children’s Author Donna Maguire

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A Rookie’s Guide to Self-Publishing a Trade Paperback

Does this sound like you? You’ve written a great story (or work of non-fiction). You’ve fine-tuned it, rewritten it, labored over it for ages. You know it’s good. You know it could be a book that really sells. You know that self-publishing has become a huge industry, and you’re considering publishing the book yourself. You… Continue reading A Rookie’s Guide to Self-Publishing a Trade Paperback