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Pick Your Platform, part two

In part one, I gave you a basic overview of ebook publishing. Today I want to look at printing your book. Even if you don’t plan on offering your book in print and want to stay with ebook format only, it is nice to be able to print a physical copy of your work. 891 more words


Pick Your Platform, part three

The final topic I would like to speak a little about is third party distribution.


When discussing third party distributors, I’m just going to look at two, Draft2Digital (D2D) and Smashwords. 901 more words


Pick Your Platform, part one

Lately, I’ve spent a lot of time researching the various self-publishing platforms. There are quite a few of them out there, and, no surprise, trying to compare them, is often like comparing apples and oranges. 452 more words


The Manuscript Submission Mess: Brief Notes from a Grumpy Author

Recently I submitted an article for publication in a peer-reviewed professional journal. The process was a nightmare. In order to finalize my submission, I had to… 839 more words

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WattPad’s New App

WattPad, the innovative publishing platform for new and emerging writers, announced that it’s launching a new app.

WattPad allows anyone to sign up for free, and publish their writing, whilst retaining all the rights to their works. 547 more words