Magazine Articles Tagged With self-publishing

The Savvy Self-Publisher: Keith Devlin's Leonardo and Steve

by Debra W. Englander

The Practical Writer

Posted 12.16.14

Debra W. Englander

When science author and NPR Math Guy Keith Devlin decided to cut a section from his soon-to-be published book on Fibonacci, he realized he had a unique opportunity—to self-publish the deleted content as an e-book alongside the hardcover book. We hear from Devlin, his agent Ted Weinstein, and publicist Amy Ferro on this uniquely challenging and exciting endeavor.

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Highlights: Washington, D.C. 2014

Posted 12.5.14

The third Poets & Writers Live event, held at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. on October 25, 2014, featured conversations with authors and editors from independent publishers such as Graywolf Press, Algonquin Books, New Directions, Black Balloon Publishing, Rose Metal Press, Augury Books, and Gival Press; advice about self-publishing opportunities; a reading by award-winning author Charles D'Ambrosio, and more.

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The Savvy Self-Publisher: Jeffrey Blount's Hating Heidi Foster

by Debra W. Englander

The Practical Writer

Posted 10.15.14

Debra W. Englander

In the second installment of our new self-publishing column, indie author Jeffrey Blount discusses his book, Hating Heidi Foster, while publicist Anna Sproul-Latimer and bookseller Bradley Graham weigh in on how to grow a self-published book’s audience from family and friends to a wider community of readers.

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Forgotten Tennessee Williams Play, the Power of Jacket Design, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.4.14

The well-documented risks of not fact-checking; Ian McEwan on writing a novel; Amazon's self-publishing tool for children's book authors; and other news.

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The Savvy Self-Publisher: Robb Cadigan’s Phoenixville Rising

by Debra Englander

The Practical Writer

Posted 8.20.14

Debra Englander

For the first installment of our new column on self-publishing, an indie author details the route he took to self-publishing his novel, while editor Paul Dinas and publicist Corinne Liccketto weigh in with post-publication comments and suggestions.

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Dani Shapiro on Memoir in the Digital Age, the Importance of Independent Bookstores, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.19.14

Amazon responds to German authors' protest; the most powerful man in publishing; J. K. Rowling pens a new short story set in the Harry Potter universe; and other news.

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Hachette Revenue Up Despite Amazon Dispute, Pig Pen Sedaris Is Flattered, and More

by staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.1.14

A sociologist at Queens College makes a compelling case for self-publishing; Harry Potter is all over a neighborhood in Missoula, Montana; Amy Tan builds a home she can grow old in; and other news.

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Germany Digitizes WWI Documents, North Carolina Writers React to “Poet Gate,” and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.24.14

San Francisco bookstores struggle with high rents; writers discussing money; one-star reviews of classic literature; and other news.

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Amazon Launches Kindle Unlimited, North Carolina Poet Laureate Resigns, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.18.14

E-book sales up by 5.1 percent; nation’s oldest LGBT bookstore gets a new life; Singapore reverses decision to destroy books; and other news.

 

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