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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing

Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing
Hybrid Authors: A New Mode Kelly St. Clare - Indie author and Staff Reviewer   Before digital ways of publishing came into being, traditional publishing was the only way to go. With the e-book revolution, self-publishing exploded and many authors got a chance to display their talents. In the last few......
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Diversify Your Shelves--"Summer of Discovery"

Diversify Your Shelves--"Summer of Discovery"
Summer of Discovery contributed by Lilliam Rivera   Various tables were lined up against the wall of the auditorium, divided into sections. Interested in the arts? You might want to work in a community-run theater. Lawyer? Perhaps, a summer job in a law firm. I was fourteen years old and I......
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month ~ February 2017

YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month ~ February 2017
Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's Favorite Covers of the Month poll and giveaway!!   Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway.   Check......
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John
"The Wish Granter" has the best cover of all--very, very beautiful!
Monday, 06 March 2017 22:31
Heidi Wong
The Beast is an Animal is probably my favorite cover.
Monday, 06 March 2017 23:22
Tiffany Engler
I'm in love with the To Catch A Killer cover!
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 08:35
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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing

Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing
  Why do authors choose indie publishing?   What a difference a decade can make. In 2007 Amazon launched Kindle Direct Publishing, making self-publishing easier and more accessible than ever before. Here we are ten years later and self-publishing has become a viable choice for many authors­––and NOT as a plan B al......
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month ~ January 2017

YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month ~ January 2017
Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's Favorite Covers of the Month poll and giveaway!!   Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway.   Check......
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Shannon Mizikoski
SO many pretty choices, but I think Caraval is my overall favorite! It is so pretty and shiny! ... Read More
Monday, 13 February 2017 21:44
Tammy VanScoy
I think Lost Girls is a unique cover. I like Wait for Me for the simplicity. Truthfully the covers this month don't really catch... Read More
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 13:59
Julie
Caraval is my favorite. It's beautiful!
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 18:58
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