Theft, owner narcissism, employee and author abuse, blatant stupidity, and so much more! Here are textbook examples of why publishing companies fail.
Amazon’s Self Publishing division is not a new thing. Neither are the dirty tricks they employ…
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It feels like we’ve been watching an episode of American Publishing’s Most Wanted. Not many news stories have had me fired up as much as this one!
There are countless editors, cover designers, website creators, and others offering their services to authors online. But, there are other unique services available to authors that may very well benefit them, their book, and their profits in the long-run! Are YOU one of these individuals? Or, are you seeking these types of services?
“Should we publish a book for future fundraising, or keep collecting money through donation jars.”
I put up my book on Amazon’s Kindle last year for almost a year but not a single copy was sold. Did I do something wrong?
This week, we’re going to discuss the (incorrect) assumptions many authors have about the “holy grails” of traditional publishing.
If you’ve been on the fence about writing a book, go for it. You’ll be glad you did. Landing a publishing contract is another story, but, the bottom line is that if you never try, you’ll never know. You don’t want to be sitting in the ‘ole retirement home at 90 thinking what might have been. You’re capable of doing more than you think. All it takes is some organization, both in your thinking and your productivity, and a story that your audience is interested in learning more about. Command of your language du jour is rather helpful, too.
Fortunately, I found BookLocker, who published NLD From the Inside Out in both POD and ebook formats, with a generous royalty rate. Angela and Richard and their whole team provided excellent customer service: helping me navigate all the pitfalls of a novice author, and even went to bat for me when Amazon.com started causing problems for publishers