Monthly Archives: June 2011

Createspace Report Card: Part 2

In Part 1, I mentioned about Createspace setting up an account for the author, but one thing I omitted is the fact you will need to have a title, at least a working title, for your book. You can always … Continue reading

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10 Point Press Release Checklist

As mentioned in a previous post, unless you are a best-selling author whose publishing company has budgeted a healthy promotional budget for your latest book, you are going to be doing most of the promotion and publicity work on your … Continue reading

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Third Place!

The Blizzard finished in third place in the 2010 San Diego Book Awards.  The ceremony for the 17th annual competition was held last Saturday night, June 11th.  Across the many categories, they had a record 230 entries.  In the Young … Continue reading

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Createspace Report Card: Part 1

In a previous post, I told how I came to my decision to self-publish.  After having my manuscript professionally edited by one self-publisher, I learned of and moved to Createspace for everything else.  For the most part, I was very … Continue reading

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The Blizzard’s on Kindle

The Blizzard is now available from Amazon for addition to readers’ Kindles. The book was submitted some time ago for the Barnes & Noble Nook but reporterdly they are trying to get caught up on a large backlog of submissions.  … Continue reading

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