Category: Self Publishing

ISBN Number Example
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The End of the CreateSpace Custom ISBN

CreateSpace Custom ISBN CreateSpace Custom ISBN option is no longer available. In 2014, I posted a step-by-step video tutorial (in real time as I prepared…

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createspace proof copy
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How to Order a CreateSpace Proof Copy

 In the first video of my “publishing a paperback book with createspace” videos, I walked you through the entire process of how to upload your manuscript…

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How to setup Manuscript with CreateSpace
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How to Setup Your Manuscript With CreateSpace

How to Setup Your Manuscript With CreateSpace in Less Than 15 Minutes    My novel, She’s Gone was published in the Kindle marketplace a couple…

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Lawrence Block on Self Publishing

I’m late to the party, I just discovered what a great writer Lawrence Block is, so I’ve enjoying reading his books. Lawrence Block made a…

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Writing Fiction Tutotrial
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How to Self Publish Your Fiction Book with CreateSpace

  In the video above, I’ll walk you through the entire process on how to self-publish your fiction book in paperback using CreateSpace, which is…

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The Asset | CIA Thriller by Alan Petersen
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The Asset Now Available on Amazon

I’m happy to announce that my first fiction book, The Asset, is now available as a Kindle eBook in Amazon’s Kindle Market Place: It’s exciting…

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NCBPMA July Event: Introduction to Self Publishing

On July 31, 2012, I participated in the Northern California Book Publicity & Marketing Association‘s luncheon and panel discussion on self publishing in San Francisco….

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The Indie Author’s Guide to Book Cover Design

As a self published/indie author we have to be involved in every aspect of our book creation process. Including the book cover. The bad news,…

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I Wrote a Book

It hasn’t been self published yet. Aside from my editor and yours truly, no one has read it. But none of that matters right now….

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Self Publishers Need Not Apply

It’s amazing how slow the old guard is to embrace change. It’s one thing for traditional publishing houses to look down on self-publishing, their business…

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