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Martha Zimmer
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Self publishing

Posted on October 4, 2011 at 4:12pm 1 Comment

It is true that trade publishers and agents look down on self publishers. But guess what? I have realized on this journey with getting THE SMALLBORN published through CreateSpace that it was the right thing to do.

Did I give up too soon on sending out queries? Yes, but it hurts to bang your head against a wall, and after enough times you don't want to do it any more. Sending out a query letter that was never going to get a positive response was just that.

Problem 1: I didn't…


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At 12:39pm on November 14, 2011, Dawn A Harden said…

Copyright issues are one of the main concerns so my work is protected-I am really looking to see the pros and cons of working with a publishing company vs self-publishing efforts.

At 12:35pm on November 14, 2011, Dawn A Harden said…

Thank You! Looking forward to gleaning much needed information as I complete my first novel and looking for advice regarding copyrite information and would like to hear from those like yourself who have had experience in self publishing as well. Lokk forward to the feedback-


At 9:57am on September 16, 2011, Ellen Lee Durham said…
Thank you for allowing me to become a CAPA member. I really appreciate this. I hope to promote my present book. I am excited. Ellen Lee Durham

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