Friday, July 16, 2010

Create Space author interview on TheBookDesigner.com

I was really glad to learn some more about Create Space from a post on TheBookDesigner.com. I've been curious who the main type of author using it is and also was curious how good their services were. This was especially interesting:

"Watch out for how you spend your money. Some of the services from CreateSpace or others may be performed by low-level workers (“$10 college students”) and billed at professional rates."

The numerous mentions of how important an editor is was really reinforcing of the article I read on Digital Book  World today about the same topic.

Great post Joel!

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Self-publishing blogs

Just saw this link on thebookdesigner.com:

http://www.thebookdesigner.com/2010/05/36-great-blogs-for-self-publishers/

Looks interesting. Hoping to take a look at them soon. Wanting to learn what I can about self-publishing with all the talk that it will be "the wave of the future"--to use a term that probably dates me immensely. But it seems that with this new avenue there will be many more design opportunities.
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