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Create a Cover Wrap for Print

A cover wrap is a graphic design of the book cover intended for print books. It includes not only the front cover, which is used for all ebook sales, but also a spine and back cover. 540 more words


Self-publishing via Word and Createspace - overview

This is the first in a series of how-to posts that will help you publish a print version of your book…without making all the mistakes I made with Innerscape. 983 more words

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The 5 Big Mistakes I Made When Self-Publishing My First Book

A lot of people think Where the Woods Grow Wild was my debut novel. It’s actually not, but I’m totally okay treating it as such because my very first self-published novel was a bit (fine, a lot) of a fiasco in its inception. 851 more words

Why Not Self-Publish?

As a Catholic non-fiction acquisitions editor, I hear it all the time:  “If I have to do the lion’s share of the marketing and selling of my own book, why do I need a traditional publisher? 1,175 more words


Signed Paperbacks!

It’s crunch time!! Sanguine Malum is almost here! Prepare for a few posts as I finish these last-minute thingies up!

FIRST THING – I finally have my very own signed paperback form! 71 more words


Expanding your book distribution with IngramSpark

I’ve been slowly shifting the distribution of my books from CreateSpace to IngramSpark. Both services make physical copies of books available through Ingram. However, I discovered that… 356 more words

What Not To Do When Self-Publishing

There are a lot of unspoken rules in self-publishing. Some of them I have discovered, a lot I have not. Each time that I have published something I have also learned something. 400 more words

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