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Review: TVA Baby, by Terry Bisson

(TVA Baby, by Terry Bisson. Oakland: PM Press, 2011, 170 pp., $14.95)

reviewed by Zeke Teflon

While preparing to write this review, I was musing on how many good small press books fall through the cracks, and how many execrable books from major publishers sell well. 836 more words

Science Fiction

Indie Authors: Print on Demand (POD) Options

For indie authors, it’s good to have options. This means making your book available in multiple formats: ebook, audio, and print.

Just a few years ago, financing your own print books would have been either very expensive, take up a lot of garage space, or both. 229 more words


Those pesky optional hyphen characters

Well, like a good little formatter, ever since I started making eBooks for clients I have started this way… if my clients sent a print copy for me to scan. 352 more words


BIYC: I Want to Publish This Thing!

So you’ve finalized your manuscript, and you’re ready to share it with the world. How do you go about publishing it?

You’ve got a few options. 768 more words

Book In A Year Challenge

Good move: CL to PG

Over the weekend, the Commercial Letter team moved across town into the PG facility in Earth City, Missouri. To accommodate the added staff and equipment, the PG plant was remodeled: walls were knocked down, cubicles broken down and reassembled, offices rearranged, electricity and security enhanced—all topped off with a fresh coat of paint. 71 more words

Digital Printing


As you all know, I have a little shop on print-on-demand site Redbubble.com, and recently they added mugs to their lineup of products. I ordered some for myself (well, to give as gifts and one for myself!) and I’m, again, pleased with the printing quality. 96 more words


How to Lay Out Your Book

Want to lay out your book for ebook and print output for only $100, without hiring a graphic designer or Web developer?

Look no further than Pressbooks as your writing and file conversion platform. 18 more words