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Think Like a Publisher (and Release Your Inner Badass)

I see this all too often. A writer wants to self-publish without being a publisher. She hands off her manuscript to a company like AuthorHouse, IUniverse or WestBow Press without doing any homework. She doesn’t even research the company’s… Read the rest

How to Tell Which Self-Publishing Company is Right for You

The following is an update of a post I wrote for Joel Friedlander’s ever-helpful blog at TheBookDesigner.com. On the path to self-publishing, your first decision will be whether to:Engage a self-publishing service company (SPSC) to do everything from… Read the rest

Negotiating With a Book Publisher: 7 Deal Points to Confirm Before You Sign On The Dotted Line. (Guest Post by Jody Rein)

Today, I am running a guest post by Jody Rein, a book publishing consultant, literary agent and former executive editor with Big 10, Big 6, Big 5 publishers in New York.  She shares some helpful advice on understanding and negotiating Read the rest

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