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SPR Featured in The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide

Self-Publisher's Ultimate Resource Guide

We’re proud to announce our inclusion in Joel Friedlander’s Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide. A bit about the book: The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide is the first and largest collection of curated and verified resources for independent authors who plan to publish their own books. Produced by a team with long experience in both traditional and independent publishing, the over 850 ... Read More »

eBook Marketing: Is Buying a Great Book Review Your Cup of Tea?


With the huge controversy brewing in the Book Publishing Industry over book reviews and how they’re obtained and used, I thought I would jump in on this. We have exposed a problem in the trust of one of the decision points buyers have. Is the ebook as good as the review says it is? How much do readers/buyers rely on ... Read More »

Indie Authors: Your Copyright Page Needs Work


One of the first things an indie author should realize is that the printed version of their book does not have the same content as the ebook version and the differences start right in the front of the book. It starts with the Copyright Page. The first area that jumps out is the copyright page should be different. In fact, ... Read More »

Real eBooks: Are We Still in the Stone Age?


So when will we start to see REAL ebooks appear on the market? You know the ebooks that take advantage of their digital environment. Ebooks that have been rendered to improve the reader’s ebook experience. As the number of ebook devices explodes into the book reader’s world, the readers are going to expect more. This statement is especially true with ... Read More »

Ebook Authors: 17 Great Information Sources


I have been asked several times this month what I think are the best current sources of information for the eBook author. I think research is a key element in an indie’s quest for success so I spend a lot of time reading blogs and books on publishing and writing. I did a little research on my research and this ... Read More »

Self-Published Design Review:
The Fiddler’s Gun by A.S. Peterson


Our next book for review is the historical novel The Fiddler's Gun by A.S. Peterson. This novel is set during the American revolutionary war. Arthur Peterson said in his email to me that "I have not been impressed with the quality of POD printing and decided to go with offset in part because the design of the book cried out for rough-edged (deckled) pages and a matte laminate cover." [...] Read More »