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Pursuing the Creative Life: An interview with Joel Eisenberg

Filmmaker, entrepreneur, and author Joel Eisenberg has survived as a wage slave to become a professional writer. He shares his experiences, along with a long list of contributors, in the first volume of Aunt Bessie’s How to Survive a Day Job While Pursuing the Creative Life. Read more

Perfect Pitch: An interview with Katharine Sands

Katharine Sands, a literary agent in New York City, recently wrote Making the Perfect Pitch: How to Catch a Literary Agent’s Eye. She will be a faculty member at the 2006 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop.
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Who hasn’t self-published?

Robyn Jackson self-published her novel, “Lakota Moon.” She’s in good company with Willa Cather, Zane Grey, Mark Twain and Virginia Woolf.
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Self-publishing childrens books

The kids laughed out loud at Kristen Twedt’s first Crazy Cat story. So, she self-published it as an illustrated book. Then, she used 1stBooks to pubish a second book in the Crazy Cat series.
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Author’s POD book is first to make it to Book Sense

Saralee Perel recently won a 2005 humor writing award from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. Al Speegle, Jr. caught up with her to discuss her writing career.
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The truth about POD

WBJB Radio aired a seven part series on Print on Demand publishing. The series includes interviews with current and former employees of the top three on demand publishing houses.
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Wine & Writing with Wade

Wade Rouse was a revelation at our 2010 workshop — smart, funny, charming, inspiring. The acclaimed author of four memoirs has put together a three-day writing retreat in Michigan. Details here.

The Perfect App

Tired of browsing for applications for your iPhone? Scupertino.com satirically announces the Apple’s latest revolution: “App Store Express, the fastest way to give Apple your money.” Read more here.

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