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Colored Pencil Crisis!!

Just  kidding! But, in the wake of the rising popularity of adult coloring books, there has been a surge in color pencil production. Faber-Castell, maker of high-end colored pencil, cites needing to add extra shifts to keep up with demand. Read the whole story here!

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Looking at letters.

Although our experienced design staff is more than happy to chose typefaces that will be a great fit for your project, it’s always nice for authors to take a peek at some tried and true fonts. Let your book designer know if one of these catches your fancy!

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Semi-colons are (more than) semi-difficult to use.

Punctuation can be a bit tricky; fortunately, the Grammar Girl is here to help. Find tips on the correct ways to use the often hard to grapple semi-colon, and get your manuscript into ship-shape, here!

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Can’t I just use the PDF??

Looking to turn your book into an eBook and wondering how a PDF is different than an ePub file? Find out here.   We couldn’t have explained it better ourselves, so we won’t try!

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Predictions for Self-Publishing in 2016

Some industry movers and shakers share their thoughts on what’s in store for Self-Publishing in 2016. From a nod to the significance of getting your book designed by professionals (that’s where we come in!) to new distribution tools for indie-authors, the overall emphasis is on the importance of marketing in the social media realm. In […]

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Best Seller: February

Congratulations to our February Best Seller, Paul O’Brien. Voice from Room Six has only been on the market a week and has already had dazzling results!

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And to all a good night!

Photo by: Shawn Calhoun

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L’chaim and happy first night!

Photo from Juniper Books. Menorah created by: Thatcher Wine 

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Thursday Quote: Ivana Trump and Mark Twain

“Fiction writing is great. You can make up almost anything. Ivana Trump, upon finishing her first novel. Funny how that stands almost direct opposition to the following: “Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.” Mark Twain

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Thursday Quote: Samuel Butler

“When a man is in doubt about this or that in his writing, it will often guide him if he asks himself how it will tell a hundred years hence.” Samuel Butler

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