MY WRITING TOOLS

As I learn more and more about self-publishing, more and more options come up. So after a steep learning curve, I settled on the following strategy:  Buy your own ISBNs through Bowker so that you own and control them. Take the time and effort to register your own copyright. Own your work! Get your work edited professionally. If it was worth writing, it is worth editing. To Self-Publish, you need a good partner for print and eBook. For print books, using a POD (print on demand) publisher is a must. I have settled Read More …

FIRST SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK

I selected SMASHWORDS to publish my first eBook, a book of poems, titled green. green beckons us. green evokes life. green is a sanctuary. Carbon manifests itself in green and humanity is a manifestation of carbon’s innate desire to organize itself at higher and higher levels of complexity. The story of green is interwoven in our DNA. We should listen to it. Especially now that so much green has been slashed and burnt by the poor struggling to grow enough food to stay alive. Ultimately, our addiction to cheap fossil fuels Read More …