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The Hidden Costs of Self-Publishing, Part 1: The Solution to "Author Solutions"

What do Simon & Schuster, Hay House, Barnes and Noble and Reader’s Digest have in common? Each of these reputable and famous names in publishing has forged a partnership with… 1,501 more words

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Book Bits: Whitman House, Amazon Reviews, Ben Okri, Summer Reads

Okay, this post should have been out here many hours ago, but I got pulled into watching Wimbledon tennis matches all morning. Then, en route to checking book news, I found a response from a subject matter expert who had an answer to a question of mine that relates to my work in progress. 703 more words

Book Bits

4 great tips for first time writers

Once again, I am going to draw from the experience of Kathy Ide to encourage and educate. In this video clip, which is featured on… 185 more words

Self Publishing

Authors Guild Dumps Author Solutions (And Pretends It Was All A Bad Dream)

The Authors Guild – which bills itself as America’s leading writers’ organization – has terminated its partnership with Author Solutions.

The Authors Guild joins companies like Bowker, Writers’ Digest, and Crossbooks in cutting links to Author Solutions – a company which has faced a sustained campaign from writers targeting its deceptive and exploitative practices, as well as multiple class actions which are still working their way through the courts. 1,228 more words

5 helpful things aspiring writers can learn from our dog, Charlie

Eight years ago we brought a chocolate lab into our home who answers to the name of Charlie and I find him to be a most interesting and delightful animal. 590 more words

Self Publishing

Author Solutions and Friends: The Inside Story

Author Solutions has forged partnerships with a long list of famous names in publishing – from Simon & Schuster and Hay House to Barnes & Noble and Reader’s Digest. 3,004 more words

Patrick Jones reblogged this on The Linden Chronicles: The Wolf's Moon by Patrick Jones and commented:

Excellent information from David Gaughran