Although anyone can now be ePublished, there’s more than a little prep required to get there. The first thing you’ve got to do is reformat it to a file type that your ePub platform of choice will accept. That is, once you’ve chosen a platform. To land in the largest pile of elephant dung, and […]

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Had a pleasant chat with my printer today.  Fortunately, the books are done!  Unfortunately, they won’t ship till Monday.  It’s sort of like red wine; they’ve got to breathe before they read properly.  Five days parked on the loading dock ought to be just about right.  After hearing of this latest delay I went for […]

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Seems like the printer fun never stops.  The sun came out in force today and warmed things up, so I went for a hike in the morning, which did wonders for my mood, then came home to find two cardboard cartons lurking by my front door.  Carried them inside, opened them up, and found one […]

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As I’ve mentioned before, I do feel that there are some problems with the traditional publishing model.  I also have a possible, partial solution in mind, which comes out of me experience, eons ago, working as a carpenter and stagehand off-Broadway. Off-Broadway is where new playwrights get their big chance.  This is because off-Broadway, unlike […]

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Yes, the printer has still not resumed work on the book.  They sent me an email today to let me know that their machine was still down, and they now hope to get going again on Monday. Throughout all of these printing woes, I have continually reminded myself of what poor James Joyce had to […]

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My friend Jan the Accounting Nazi invited herself to the house today to take over the number end of things, though I’d said I had it more or less under control.  After all, I’d run a tree-trimming business for over ten years and done all my own accounting and payroll.  She wanted to know how […]

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I had reported last week that the printer would be done with the book this Thursday.  That’s in two days.  As far as I know, this will still be the case, but when it will be shipped is becoming an interesting question. Last week, when I spoke with my ‘account manager,’ I made sure to […]

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