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You are not alone: Introduction to the indie publishing community

You are not alone: Introduction to the indie publishing community | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Writing is a solitary act. But marketing and promoting your book doesn't have to be. 8,000 to 11,000 new publishers enter the field every year; and most are independent publishers. Luckily for you,...
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Faith, the Ugly Dog (The Adventures of Buzzardillopossum)

Faith, the Ugly Dog (The Adventures of Buzzardillopossum) | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
“Faith, the Ugly Dog” is a heartfelt and inspiring tale of the imagination that will teach children, and remind adults, that what an individual looks like on
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The children's book, "Faith, the Ugly Dog" (The Adventures of Buzzardillopossum) is published and available for purchase at Amazon.com.

 

Author, Kelly Davis Beckley, will donate 10%  of sales to Seattle Children's Hospital and 10% to The Humane Society of the United States.

 

Purchase your copy today in time for the holidays!

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13 Children's Book Authors Who Would Have Written Beautiful Fiction For Adults ... - Huffington Post

13 Children's Book Authors Who Would Have Written Beautiful Fiction For Adults ... - Huffington Post | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Beloved children's book author Judy Blume released a new book this month. All hail Judy! Except, unlike her 1970 masterpiece Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret, her recent work, In The Unlik
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Bernadette Peters' New Children's Book STELLA AND CHARLIE, FRIENDS ... - Broadway World

Bernadette Peters' New Children's Book STELLA AND CHARLIE, FRIENDS ... - Broadway World | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
According to a listing on Barnes & Noble, Bernadette Peters will be releasing her third children's book this summer.
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Looks like a cute book! ;)

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Libraries Opening to Self-Published Authors - Good E-Reader (blog)

Libraries Opening to Self-Published Authors - Good E-Reader (blog) | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
There is no question that public libraries are in a difficult position. They're charged with providing valuable technology resources, learning opportunities,
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50: How To Write Your Book with Self Publisher & Author Chris Kennedy

50: How To Write Your Book with Self Publisher & Author Chris Kennedy | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
“You can’t publish something that was never written.” Chris Kennedy The Bucket List Life Podcast Episode #50 – Self-Publisher & Author Chris Kennedy Self-Publisher & Author Chris Kennedy What has been a reoccurring bucket list item for many of our...
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How do I get involved in the Guardian children's books site?

How do I get involved in the Guardian children's books site? | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
This site belongs to young readers and there are lots of ways to join in and be part of the community – here's how
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Your 16-Point Content Publishing Checklist | Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy

Your 16-Point Content Publishing Checklist | Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Preparing blog content for posting can involve a dizzying number of moving parts. Review this 16-point checklist before you hit "Publish."
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Pharrell Williams is writing a children's book. You'll never guess what it's ... - Washington Post (blog)

Pharrell Williams is writing a children's book. You'll never guess what it's ... - Washington Post (blog) | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
And you thought you were going to go a little while without having "Happy" stuck in your head.
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Kind of irritates me that every celebrity automatically gets a publishing contract for their children's books, whether they are good or not. While the rest of us are forced to self-publish our awesome books! Sigh.

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Self-Publishing Changed Everything: PW Talks with Libby Fischer Hellmann - Publishers Weekly

Self-Publishing Changed Everything: PW Talks with Libby Fischer Hellmann - Publishers Weekly | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Hellmann: I am running a small business now, and I am very much aware of the bottom line. Most of my profit goes back into the business with additional marketing and promotion.
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In Defense of Self-Publishing - PBS MediaShift

In Defense of Self-Publishing - PBS MediaShift | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
There are so many op-eds these days on when or if to self-publish, and even more so, features (albeit they’re dwindling) on how inferior self-published works are -- just by the very fact they are self-published.
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6 Trend-Savvy Book Publishing Strategies - Huffington Post

6 Trend-Savvy Book Publishing Strategies - Huffington Post | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Publishing has undergone an enormous change--and the savvy author will take advantage of this huge transformation of the industry. Here's what's changed and your savvy strategies to benefit....
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Kent author releases new children's book - Kent Reporter

Kent author releases new children's book - Kent Reporter | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Kelly Davis Beckley announced that her debut children's book,
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Always grateful to the Kent Reporter for sharing my book news!

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9 Ways to a Faster Book Deal | WritersDigest.com

9 Ways to a Faster Book Deal | WritersDigest.com | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Think there’s nothing you can do to help your submission’s chances? Think again.
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Want to Succeed in Self-Publishing? Assemble a Good Team: Tips from an Indie ... - Publishers Weekly

Want to Succeed in Self-Publishing? Assemble a Good Team: Tips from an Indie ... - Publishers Weekly | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Indie author Sherban Young urges self-publishers to create and execute a publishing plan.
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Selling Your Book Online: How I Fouled up Self-Publishing My New Book Series - Case Study 10

Selling Your Book Online: How I Fouled up Self-Publishing My New Book Series - Case Study 10 | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Four mistakes you don't want to make in self-publishing a book series.
Links at the back of each book?
Trade paperbacks before ebooks?
Social Signal Syndication not set?
Central Membership site instead of standalone blog?
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Children's Books: Tales to Tame Your Wild Beasts - Wall Street Journal

Children's Books: Tales to Tame Your Wild Beasts - Wall Street Journal | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Meghan Cox Gurdon reviews “Circus Mirandus,” by Cassie Beasley; “Big Top Burning,” by Laura A. Woollett; “Orpheus in the Underworld,” by Yvan Pommaux; and Luke Fischer’s “The Blue Forest,” illustrated by Stephanie Young and Tim Smith.
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Editing - Why Not to Do-It-Yourself | Indie Author News

Editing - Why Not to Do-It-Yourself | Indie Author News | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
An editor will change my words or rewrite my story. This is completely untrue of any editor worth...
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Children's Books Hot Off the Presses: Week of March 16, 2015

Children's Books Hot Off the Presses: Week of March 16, 2015 | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Among the noteworthy titles hitting shelves next week are the autobiography of a history-making teen, the latest picture book from an award-winning illustrator, and the anticipated script for a YA character's autobiographical musical.
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Publisher Revenues Down As Ebook Buying Slows - TechCrunch

Publisher Revenues Down As Ebook Buying Slows - TechCrunch | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Publishing conglomerates Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster are facing tough times this quarter as ebook sales fell and total profit dropped 5.6%..
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Children's author shares top 10 picture books for kids - azcentral.com

Children's author shares top 10 picture books for kids - azcentral.com | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
'Blue on Blue" author Dianne White of Gilbert discusses her favorite picture books and raising readers.
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Red House children's book award 2015 winner announced - The Guardian

Red House children's book award 2015 winner announced - The Guardian | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
The children’s votes are in and the Red House children’s book award 2015 winners have been decided!
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The 6 Steps to Successful Self-Publishing PDF | The Editor's Desk

The 6 Steps to Successful Self-Publishing PDF | The Editor's Desk | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Want to self-publish? Not sure how to begin? Get "The Six Steps to Successful Self-Publishing" pdf FREE from The Editor's Desk!
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FREE stuff is always good!

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What's the Best Print service for Indie Authors? | Advice for Authors Who Self-Publish

What's the Best Print service for Indie Authors? | Advice for Authors Who Self-Publish | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Excellent detailed analysis of the pros and cons of using Ingram Spark and CreateSpace to self-publish print books by ALLi Watchdog Giacomo Giammatteo
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So You Want to Be a Famous Self-Published Author? - Huffington Post

So You Want to Be a Famous Self-Published Author? - Huffington Post | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
So you decide to do it yourself, go the Amazon way, make it on your own. You can now take your manuscript and convert it to a book with your name on the cover without having to rely on a traditional publisher....
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Takes a lot of work! Trust me. ;)

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How I Learned from my Self-publishing mistakes | Self-Publishing Advice

How I Learned from my Self-publishing mistakes | Self-Publishing Advice | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
US fantasy novelist Samantha Warren shares the benefit of her long experience of self-publishing vampire stories, including learning from her own mistakes
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