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Dichotomy Is Easy, and Easily Dismissed

playOr, “What I Learned About Indie Publishing At 4th Street.”

Last weekend was for 4th Street Fantasy, and not even the thief who stole my driver’s license and debit card on Saturday could dull my overall enjoyment.  In addition to attending great panels and having fantastic writerly conversations, I took the opportunity to discover what writers—published and about-to-publish, new(er) and up-and-coming—want to know about indie publishing.

Y’see, SFWA’s new VP Maggie Hogarth recently talked me into working with the Self-Publishing Committee.  (It was the Hopeful Jaguar Eyes that did it.  That, and I didn’t want honey badgers sicced on me…:)  Having so many smart writers at 4th Street offered the perfect chance to gather some helpful information.

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Barnes and Nobles Wants To Be Author Solutions When It Grows Up

If you haven’t yet seen it, do check out the FAQ for the Barnes and Noble/Nook Press satirical attempt to offer self-publishing “services.”   David Gaughran has more.

My favorite part is the $399 charge to be told which editing package you should purchase.

My second favorite part is knowing your Barnes and Noble/Nook Press print book will not, under any circumstances, be sold through any Barnes and Noble store — physical or online.

Barnes and Noble has run out of feet of its own to shoot, and is apparently taking volunteers who will pay to be shot.

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