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Don’t Panic! You are in good company.

In my newest quest for knowledge in the self-publishing world, I picked up The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing by Marilyn Ross and Sue Collier. Within the first chapter, I found inspiration. Did you know that Mark Twain self-published The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn? Zane Grey, Anais Nin, Walt Whitman, Virginia Woolf, Gertrude Stein, Edgar Allan Poe, …

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Ebooks rockin’ the house(s)

A few days ago, I read Kristen Lamb’s blog post Big Six Publishing is Dead–Welcome the Massive Three.  In it, she discusses the changing face of book publishing.  It seems the Big Six publishers in New York are slow in following technological trends and are more than likely going to lose out to the companies …

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