Dear Publisher, Amidst significant uncertainty in the global supply chain, IngramSpark is committed to supporting the book industry with the best possible service through the busy holiday season and into 2022. Over the past several months, the publishing industry has seen several cost increases for consumables, such as paper and packaging materials, as well as … Continue reading Price Increases from Ingram Spark
I cannot stress enough the importance of reading this blog post. Whether you are a writer just beginning, or an accomplished multibook published author, you want to read this post. I will be updating my information this weekend. Authors don't need just one or two online bios, says Nate Hoffelder. We need at least six. … Continue reading The Six Online Bios Every Author Needs by Nate Hoffelder
I received this email today and thought I'd share. It seems we are going to have to pay for Global Distribution for each and every ebook we upload... If you wish GLOBAL... Dear Lulu Author, We’re contacting you today because you currently have Ebook projects using our Global Distribution service.Effective February 15th, 2021, … Continue reading LULU eBook Update
Introducing May Dawney you recently put this post up in a group on Facebook. It is a good read and it certainly makes you think. Please remember nobody is picking on anyone. It is an observation made which affects those writers and businesses - like me, who live outside the USA. Thank you, May Dawney, … Continue reading Amazon Review Privilege by Guest Blogger, May Dawney
LULU has been publishing books since 2002 with over 2 million titles published. Lulu has developed into an outstanding company with many advantages over both Createspace and Kindle which in recent years caused to many hassles for me personally to want to use them any longer. One of my favourite parts of Lulu is the … Continue reading Uploading your Self-Published Paperback to Lulu
Plaisted Publishing House produces a FREE Marketing Magazine for Indie Authors and those who support them - aka Editors, Graphic Designers, Illustrators, Marketers etc. This magazine celebrated it's second year in Feb 2018. We have 526 members in the GROUP We have 370 signed up to receive and share this magazine which widened the social media … Continue reading Indie Publishing News Needs Your HELP
WE all know I don't like Createspace anymore due to their Customer Service debacle and how they treat their customers. They are so not with it. I'm glad to get out now rather than when they close their business down for good...To me this is what it looks like and I'll tell you why. I … Continue reading Createspace – Closing their Professional Services. Is this another step to closing their business?
Why am I writing this post? Mainly because I want to know how people format their books and how long it takes them. I have seen people charge $25 to format and saying they can format in a couple of hours. I'd hate to see what their work is like. I won't apologise for saying … Continue reading Formatting Professionally