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Just How Big Are the Big Six?

Leave it to James LaRue to put things in perspective for us regarding the monetary power of the big publishers. In the past couple of years with pricing struggles with the Big Six (Five now), is it possible that in our minds they have gotten bigger than they really are? 146 more words

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Who do Facebook. Vous deux.

Facebook. Viewed as a blessing and a curse. Such uncertain territory that small children are banned and dog participation is forbidden.(You know how dogs sniff odd things out.) 454 more words



Now that I consider myself a “seasoned” self-publisher (five books), I am growing more sensitive to the traditional publishing industry’s bias toward us DIYers.  I have my share of rejection letters, but no, I am not sour grapes.  547 more words


The Small Press

Small press is the backbone for many writers. Some of our first works were published by them (including mine). Now, don’t get me wrong. I have nothing against big houses. 108 more words

Forgive Me My Bluntness: I’m a Writer of Color and I'm Right Here In Front of You: I’m the One Sitting Alone at the Table

By René Saldaña, Jr.

I’ve avoided writing this piece long enough. Number one reason is that politically I’m a conservative, and the last thing I want to do is to appear as though I’m playing the race card. 2,065 more words

Latin@ Literature

Snippet: Jaume Vallcorba, Independent Publisher, Dies at 64

Jaume Vallcorba Plana (Tarragona, 1949 – Barcelona, 2014; Wikipedia) was the founder of the publishing houses Quaderns Crema (1979, website) and Acantilado (1999, … 175 more words

Bullet Catch – “A Magic/Mystery Masterpiece”

Bullet Catch by John Gaspard

Paperback: 282 pages

Publisher: Henery Press; First edition (November 4, 2014)

Paperback Price: $ 15.95

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