I have always enjoyed the enthusiasm of every new author, their passion for their subject, and assisting them in bringing their project to fruition. Over the course of the years, I have invariably found it helpful to present an overview of the design process in order to afford a better understanding of the designer’s role.
On October 24, author and librarian Shelley Walchak, Patricia Ross, and I presented at the Colorado Association of Libraries conference. Our topic was The Self Publishing Movement: What it Means to Libraries. We invited the audience (all librarians) to tell us what some of their reasons were for not buying indie or self published books
This is an excerpt from Richard Rieman’s upcoming book “The Author’s Guide to Audiobook Creation” available this December from Breckenridge Press. Why should you do an audiobook? You need to be part of the Audiobook Revolution! Compared to Amazon’s twenty-five million plus titles, Audible has just 170,000 audiobooks available. Over the next five years, Amazon
One of the hardest parts of getting started with a new website, especially if you’ve never had one, is knowing what you need, how much to budget and when to get help. And when you’re just getting started you want to avoid over-spending by prioritizing what you need and how you phase in the implementation.
By Mike Daniels, MPA When it comes to short run printing (500 copies or less) I like to recommend the use of digital inkjet or toner color digital press production when a publisher has color images they want to place throughout their book. If a book will contain a certain number of color photos or
By Teresa Funke Reprinted: From Speaker Magazine (2014) I self-published my first book, an historical novel, back in 2002, and immediately threw myself into the full-time job of marketing. As an independent fiction writer, there were many hurdles to overcome, and I put much of my creative energy into concocting out-of-the-box ways to attract attention