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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

 
 

DO NOT register for Extended Distribution on Amazon’s CreateSpace for Your Book
CreateSpace has an option in their distribution page that offers to make your book available to bookstores and libraries. REPEAT: DO NOT check the box to have your books sold into those markets.
WHY? The discount offered through Extended Distribution to bookstores is so low and non-returnable that stores won’t take it. Few know that CreateSpace uses IngramSpark to offer the books in this program to …

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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

 
 Facts for a weekend for you to noodle on:
1 Authors need traditional publishing less and less. Oh my, that hurts, but it’s the truth. With all the resources available to new and old authors, the question has to be asked: do we need you? With all the resources like IngramSpark, great blogs that we put out on both The Book Shepherd and AuthorU sites plus the zillions of others, the information is readily available to write, create and publish a book. …

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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

If you are doing an ebook, get it up in as many places as possible. Yes, definitely Amazon. But, don’t forget there are many other sites that readers buy from and through–such as Smashwords, Kobo, Nook, iBook, etc.
 1  If you are thinking of an eBook, IngramSpark has a deal for you. Through September, you can get yours set up for FREE … just use the code: FREEEBOOK.  you are welcome. 
2  AND … If you are thinking of …

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The Power of Ingram and How Authors Can Tap into It

The Power of Ingram and How Authors Can Tap into It

Alrighty … many have heard me push the need to do BOTH print and “e” versions of your books. For fast POD service that delivers quality, IngramSpark tops the list. 
 
In partnership with AuthorU, IngramSpark is offering to AuthorU members a variety of programs to consider. As The Book Shepherd, I am recommending to all my clients to first, set up an IngramSpark account and second, contact their respective book designers and get files uploaded pronto. 
Why? …

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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

 More great summer tips from the webinar delivered by Joel Friedlander, Joan Stewart, Amy Collins, Kelly Johnson and Judith Briles … all presenters at the 3rd annual Publishing at Sea conference January 24-31, 2016. You can get info on it here.
 

Use both CreateSpace and Ingram for your print books for better POD distribution. Similar, yet different. Bookstores will order from IngramSpark; most won’t from CreateSpace. Quality at IngramSpark is superior to CreateSpace … CreateSpace will …

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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

 
 
 Hot tips evolving from the AuthorU Extravaganza …
Judith Briles shares: Short is the New Black … and she will be creating this summer for nonfiction writers a how to … as in how to write and have a book ready for editing in FOUR weeks. watch for sign-ups … the four week, in person program she will present will be in evenings in Denver. And she adds:
 
 Wouldn’t you like to write a #book in 2 …

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