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Self-Publishing Book Expo Expanding With Industry

By Will Ashton

Publishing organizers are experiencing rising interest and activity within the Self-Publishing Book Expo (SBPE) this year, according to a recent analysis from Bowker, via… 300 more words


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Ward’s spirited debut memoir documents the privations and advantages of life in Alaska’s wilderness.

The author was just 25 years old in 1980 when her husband, Sam, quit his job and sold their Ohio home. 365 more words


Kirkus Reviews: Carney persevered in memoir, STARVE THE VULTURE

A reader from Kirkus Reviews posted this review of Jason Carney’s STARVE THE VULTURE:

“National Poetry Slam finalist Carney’s memoir of his troubled upbringing, drug addiction and eventual grace. 330 more words


I’m up to my ears in line edits, but had to take a moment to tell you NOW THAT YOU’RE HERE received its first professional review. 116 more words


An Early Review of Audrey (cow) and It's Starred!

The official release of Audrey (cow) isn’t until November 11th, but the buzz is already starting, while events and presentations of the book are already in the works too. 260 more words

Audrey (cow)

My Critique Partner, Margo Kelly, Shares her Path To Publication Story

I fully admit I’m bawling as I type this. Why? Because I’m so incredibly happy!!!

Margo and I met way back in mid-2010, through an online critique partner meet up board that I cannot recall the name of. 1,353 more words


In the Community: Kirkus Reviews has Q&A with Danielle Dutton

Q&A: Danielle Dutton, Founder of Dorothy, a publishing project

What book/genre/topic would you like to see cross your transom?

On our website, we say we’re looking to publish “works of fiction or near fiction or about fiction, mostly by women.” Over the past five years, that’s meant a couple of first novels, a reprint, a collection of stories, a translation, a novel in stories and even a novel in verse. 154 more words