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Self-Publishing for Emerging Writers

From May 24 to June 3, writers from all over Australia took to Melbourne for the Emerging Writers’ Festival, known locally as the Festival for Writers. The festival offered 11 days of amazing workshops, panels, discussions, and events aimed at providing writers with the tools and knowledge to navigate the complexities of becoming a writer [...]

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Self-Publishing Covered in the New York Times

The New York Times ran an insightful article about self-publishers today, examining where traditional publishers fall short on hard economic times and where print-on-demand publishers step up to the plate to serve authors worldwide. Hooray for self-publishing!

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Re-engineering the book business: An interview with Eileen Gittins

Sramana Mitra goes deep into the tech trenches. Her blog contemplates cleantech, convergence, design, Web 3.0, entrepreneurial insights from guest authors, the iPhone, India, and much more. Recently she interviewed Eileen, and the result was an insightful Q&A on Blurb, self-publishing, and the economics of the book business. Here are a couple excerpts from the [...]

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