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Tactile

I was listening to music yesterday when a flash of inspiration hit. Not so much a flash, but a tactile moment when the words of my feelings and thoughts insisted on flooding down into my iPhone. I switched to the notepad on my computer and began typing furiously. But I was still connected to my […]

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Publishing is a Journey

Whether you are about to publish your first book or you have a number of titles to your credit, publishing is a journey. In the six years since we have been publishing books, we have learned just how intricate the path is that leads to holding a physical book. We’ve built our business model slowly […]

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Print on Demand

You’ve created your PDF file, uploaded into both KDP (Amazon.com) and Ingram, your book has been approved for inclusion on the Amazon.com store and for indie bookstores to order for their shelves. Yay, you have a physical book others can buy and indie bookstores can stock. While each service uses Print On Demand (POD) printers, […]

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Designer Experience Zooming Along

We’re thrilled that our co-founder, Saxon Henry, will be moderating the panel “Writing and Publishing Your Book: From concept to completion to consumption, authors share how they got it done” during the Designer Experience, which takes place on September 24. The subject is apropos for her skills given she’s published through traditional channels; self-publishing channels; […]

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Thoughts on Libreria Studium

We introduced you to publisher JoAnn Locktov in this post about her thinking when she was strategizing publishing her book Dream of Venice in Black and White. Today, she is sharing with Sharktooth Press readers her thoughts on her favorite indie bookstore Libreria Studium, the first in our series of avid readers across the globe sharing […]

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JoAnn Locktov On Publishing

We’re kicking off our series of interviews with publishers we admire with JoAnn Locktov of Bella Figura Publications. I was intrigued by something she said during a conversation recently, which helped to shape this article. Even given the extensive number of interviews she’s fielded, there are still questions she has never been asked and I […]