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5 Tips for Self-published Authors to Maximize Rights and Licensing ...

5 Tips for Self-published Authors to Maximize Rights and Licensing ... | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Hannah Sheppard, creative director at IPR License, reminds self-publishers that getting the basics right are key when pursuing international rights deals.
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Kent author launches project for new children's book - Kent Reporter

Kent author launches project for new children's book - Kent Reporter | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Kent author launches project for new children's book
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Kelly Davis Beckley recently launched a campaign to help fund the publishing and distribution of her children's book, "Faith, the Ugly Dog" (The Adventures of Buzzardillopossum).
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Please support me and my sweet dog Faith in our quest to publish the book, "Faith, the Ugly Dog" by donating either to our Kickstarter campaign http://kck.st/1jRKSOU or our Pubslush campaign http://pubslush.com/project/1751. Thank you so much for your consideration! Follow Faith on Twitter @FaithTheUglyDog and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/FaithTheUglyDog

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Written Words: Book promotion steps to take before you publish

Written Words: Book promotion steps to take before you publish | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Steps to take before publishing to promote your new book, by author/intntl hockey coach @DavidSmalltweet http://t.co/726weO8LFw
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15 Questions You Should Always Ask Your Editor Before Hiring Them | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

15 Questions You Should Always Ask Your Editor Before Hiring Them | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
15 Questions You Should Always Ask Your Editor Before Hiring Them http://t.co/C60hYBsO54 via @Wiseink
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The best children's books for this summer: Outstanding tall stories for short ... - The Independent

The best children's books for this summer: Outstanding tall stories for short ... - The Independent | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
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The best children's books for this summer: Outstanding tall stories for short ...
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This is a happy book" trumpets the title page of Clara Vulliamy's I ♥ Holidays (Harpercollins, £6.99 paperback), and indeed it is.
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Kindle Unlimited earmarks $800k extra for self-publishers - SlashGear

Kindle Unlimited earmarks $800k extra for self-publishers - SlashGear | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
SlashGear Kindle Unlimited earmarks $800k extra for self-publishers SlashGear Amazon will increase its fund for self-publishers agreeing to loan their ebooks by $800,000 this month, the retailer has confirmed, predicting an uptick in downloads with...
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The Book Chook: Children's Book Review, Silver People

The Book Chook: Children's Book Review, Silver People | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Silver People is Young Adult historical fiction written by Margarita Engle, published by UQP (2014) and is 215 pages. An outstanding and well-crafted verse novel for the 12+ age group, Silver People is about the building of ...
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'Our Friends in Chairs With Wheels': A New Children's Book About Disability - Everyday Health

'Our Friends in Chairs With Wheels': A New Children's Book About Disability - Everyday Health | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
'Our Friends in Chairs With Wheels': A New Children's Book About Disability
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There are a lot of books about multiple sclerosis. There are even children's books about MS.
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A Three-Time Caldecott Winner Talks With His Editor About How a Children’s Book Is Made

A Three-Time Caldecott Winner Talks With His Editor About How a Children’s Book Is Made | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Margaret Ferguson has edited children’s books for over 30 years, and is now the publisher of Margaret Ferguson Books/Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers.
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June's Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review ...

June's Top Reviews of Self-published Books from BlueInk Review ... | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Our monthly selection of reviews from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, stars an 'impressive' historical novel of the Middle Ages and a guide to listening, among others.
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Interview with Kathy Carniero; Author, Publisher, and So Much More!

Interview with Kathy Carniero; Author, Publisher, and So Much More! | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Now – for the tough question: in today's world of publishing, self-publishing, small press, etc… what sets your publishing company apart? Why should an author choose you? Kathy: My publishing company is called Live Love Learn ...
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How to Write a Cover Letter for Manuscript Submissions

How to Write a Cover Letter for Manuscript Submissions | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
You’ve finished a manuscript – a magazine article, a short story or even a book – but hopefully you don’t feel at a loss for words just yet. Now, you must write a cover letter ...
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Relationships between Amazon and the publishing industry - Grand Valley Lanthorn

Relationships between Amazon and the publishing industry - Grand Valley Lanthorn | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Relationships between Amazon and the publishing industry
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Amazon and The Publishing Gods have been fighting a lot lately.
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2014 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards for Excellence in Children's Literature - The Horn Book

2014 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards for Excellence in Children's Literature - The Horn Book | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Today, at BookExpo America, The Horn Book’s editor in chief Roger Sutton announced the 2014 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award winners.
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Ten Things to Consider Before Self-Publishing a Children's Book

Ten Things to Consider Before Self-Publishing a Children's Book | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
I shared what I learned on my website, and I watched several indie YA and Adult authors shoot onto the bestseller lists, namely Rebecca Donovan and Rachel Abbott, whom I had the pleasure of interviewing early in their careers.
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Children's Book Awards - The Randolph Caldecott Medal - HamletHub

Children's Book Awards - The Randolph Caldecott Medal - HamletHub | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Children's Book Awards - The Randolph Caldecott Medal
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The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association, recognizes the preceding year's notable books for children with annual awards.
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How to fund self-publishing your book? How much do you need to self-publish your book?

How to fund self-publishing your book? How much do you need to self-publish your book? | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
How to fund self-publishing your book? How much do you need to self-publish your book?
3 weeks ago, we published a post titled Need an advance for your book? Get your future readers to fund you!
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Crowdfunding works. I am grateful to my supporters who helped me fund my Kickstarter campaign to publish my first children's book "Faith, the Ugly Dog" (The Adventures of Buzzardillopossum).

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The Wildest Children's Books of 2014 - 100 Scope Notes

The Wildest Children's Books of 2014 - 100 Scope Notes | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
The amount of cleverness in children's literature never ceases to amaze me. While some decry the sameness of picture books, I believe that there are plenty of bold and unique books coming out, once you start looking around ...
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Self-publishing surging to 31% of ebook market, claims report - The Guardian

Self-publishing surging to 31% of ebook market, claims report - The Guardian | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
The Guardian Self-publishing surging to 31% of ebook market, claims report The Guardian A new report claims that self-published authors have surged to 31% of ebook sales on Amazon.com, and are now earning more ebook royalties than writers published...
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Best new books for children's summer reading - Bellingham Herald

Best new books for children's summer reading - Bellingham Herald | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Best new books for children's summer reading
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Reading needn't take a back seat during summer travel, Hoglund said. "We also encourage children to listen to books, and to count that listening as reading.
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Outskirts Press Reveals Top 10 Kindle Books in Self-Publishing - Busbyway

Outskirts Press Reveals Top 10 Kindle Books in Self-Publishing
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Outskirts Press, the fastest-growing full-service self-publishing and book marketing company today announced its top ten best-selling Kindle books.
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The Book Chook: Children's Book Review, Templar

The Book Chook: Children's Book Review, Templar | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Children's Book Review by Mia Wenjen. I was a judge for the Cybils Graphic Novels category for both middle grade and young adult and it was the YA category that was the most agonizing for me to decide how to cast my vote ...
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Seventh Annual Children's Choice Book Awards Winners ...

Seventh Annual Children's Choice Book Awards Winners ... | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Young readers across the country voted in record numbers for their favorite books, author, and illustrator at bookstores, school libraries, and at ccbookawards.com, casting more than 1,261,000 votes. The 2014 Children's ...
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Predictions! 2014 NYT Best Illustrated Children's Books ...

Predictions! 2014 NYT Best Illustrated Children's Books ... | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
Maybe I'll revisit this list when fall rolls around after I've seen more, but at this moment here are my predictions of what will be named a 2014 New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book. Click here to see the books that ...
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Writing and Self-Publishing Children's eBooks - An Interview with AJ Cosmo - Training Authors for Success

Writing and Self-Publishing Children's eBooks - An Interview with AJ Cosmo - Training Authors for Success | My Journey to Publish my Children's Book | Scoop.it
I recently finished self-publishing my first children's eBook. My husband, CJ, and I co-authored the book and I did the illustrations. I plan to share a detailed blog post about our experience soon.
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Looking for a great children's book. Go... - Author Rhonda Patton | Facebook

Looking for a great children's book. Go here and look at great authors sharing their work. https://www.facebook.com/groups/childrenbookpromo/ (RT @frecles24: Looking for a great children's book.
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Top 3 Best Practices For Self-Publishing A Digital Children's Book ...

David Carnoy wrote an article in order to help indie authors self-publish ebooks. Carnoy's article focuses on ebooks, but nearly all of his tips apply to self-publishing apps as well. 1) For any author trying to break into into the ...
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