Print on demand

Abuzz Press

Abuzz Press

A hybrid publisher charging no setup/design fees to authors. “Abuzz Press pays the design and publication fees, which include: interior formatting assistance, professional cover design (no boring templates), ISBN and barcode, printer setup, and print proof (the first printed/bound copy of your book, which will ship directly to you for approval). Also includes ebook formatting/conversion. Distribution – Print Edition – We will list the book with Ingram, the world’s largest book distributor. Our print books are listed in Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, BooksAMillion.com, Chapters.ca and many other online bookstores, both domestic and foreign. Any bookstore with an Ingram account can pick up Ingram’s feed so you’ll find your book listed in stores you’ve never heard of. Most bookstores use Ingram’s database to find and order books so readers can ask their neighborhood bookstore to order your book as well. Your readers can also walk into their neighborhood bookstores and ask them to order a copy. Ebook Edition – Our ebooks are listed on Amazon.com (for the Kindle), BarnesandNoble.com (for the Nook), Apple (for iPads, iPods and iPhones), and Kobo (Canada’s popular ebook retailer).” Welcomes new writers. Publishes up to 30 titles/year. Pays royalties. Three-year exclusive contract required.

Pays royalties.

Yes, You CAN Be Sued for Libel, Even If What You Wrote “Is 100% True”

Yes, You CAN Be Sued for Libel, Even If What You Wrote “Is 100% True”

An author included detailed information about a fight between neighbors, and included their names. I sent her the same message I send to all authors who are (likely unknowingly) putting themselves in legal crosshairs.

She wrote back, “They can’t sue me because it’s 100% true.”

And, that’s when my lips pursed, as they do each time an author says that because I hear those same words ALL the time. I had to explain to her that ignorance can lead to bankruptcy…

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