Cate Baum

Cate Baum is the editor-in-chief at Self-Publishing Review. She is married to SPR founder Henry Baum. Cate has written and self-published two non-fiction books and provides editing and proofreading services at SPR from her company, Indie Book Editing.

The Baum Indie Book Prize 2017 Open For Entries!

Win a Kwill Book dealWith a book deal from Kwill Books worth over $3000 in publicity, editing, and reviews, it’s a prize open to any independent author looking for a boost for their new work!

Henry and Cate Baum have been working with indie authors at Self-Publishing Review and Kwill Books for a decade, offering author advice and services.…

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Are All Book Printing Services The Same? POD vs Offset Options for Authors

So many authors end up buying boxes of pre-printed books without understanding why they have now got these wretched masses in their closets and garages. Looking at the different types of print output will help you choose the right method to sell your book without felling trees and buying extra coat rails just to sell books.

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An Interview with Susan Orion: Author of Detention Land

Susan OrionTeacher and professional weirdo. Love to eat and read. If I can do them at the same time, I will. Just want people to have a place where they can laugh, reminisce, and connect!

Tell us about your book.

Detention Land is exaggerated TRUE stories of growing up in a place you feel trapped.…

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Review: God, Grace, Dumb Luck by Phloyd Knucklez

★★★★ God, Grace, Dumb Luck by Phloyd Knucklez

In God, Grace, Dumb Luck, Phloyd Knucklez writes self-deprecating urban prose that explores the connections between his experiences with women, and snapshots of life in short story form with down-on-their-luck characters.

In a way, this is a difficult book to read because it’s not entirely clear if the writer understands how deeply depressed he is, even if his expectations for life are so low as to wear his distress and apathy as a badge of honor.…

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Indie Author Landscape Shifts in 2017? Well, not really.

So, is it all over for indie authors? Exactly the opposite, says Cate Baum of Self-Publishing Review.

It has been a year for indie book companies to draw to a close. Galley Cat, Booktrope, AllRomance, and IndieReader are just some indie book businesses who have declared “a shift in the indie author landscape” to be the cause of their indie book business closures, while many others seem to be in decline with much less activity and showcasing.…

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The Millennial Roadmap to a Rich Life by Jeremy Kho

The Millennial Roadmap to a Rich LifeThere’s a lot of talk about Millennials in the business world, and a slew of books written about them – this is because thinking goes that employing Millennials can be highly beneficial to your business, but some find it a high-risk strategy.…

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