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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: The 7 Worst Mistakes Of Indie Authors And How To Fix Them

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and publishing consultant Joanna Penn offers a list of common self-publisher mistakes and how to ensure they don’t happen to you. To be an independent author means taking your book project seriously. But most of us haven’t been in publishing for our whole careers, so it’s inevitable that we make […]

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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: There’s Something Odd About Self-Publishing Books

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, book designer Joel Friedlander discusses design weaknesses he’s found in books about self-publishing. Here’s something that’s mystified me for a long time: Most books about self-publishing look a lot worse than they ought to. I’ve often said that it doesn’t cost any more to produce a  good-looking book than it does […]

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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: Publisher, Sell To Thyself!

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and Publetariat Founder / Editor in Chief April L. Hamilton warns indie authors and small imprints to avoid the hard sell. I’m always astounded by the hard-sell and oversell antics of some indie authors. While I often advise indie authors that they must be able to take off their Author […]

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