Posted by: forquilombo | March 21, 2011

Self-Publishing

In 2003 I collaborated with Sincere Wise of TruBorn, a now defunct publishing company located in the United Kingdom, to produce a book of poetry entitled Queens – A Tribute to the Woman of Color.

Although the book went nowhere, the experience gave me a new found respect for those that set out to get their words out to the masses. I came to understand, firsthand, the time, energy, heartbreak, and dedication it takes to get published (in any format).

The following sources are good places to gain valuable information if you are serious about seeing your work enjoyed and critiqued by the world:

“Write without pay until somebody offers to pay.” ~ Mark Twain

More links:

http://www.maclife.com/article/news/apple_reveals_new_service_authors_sell_their_books_directly_ibookstore

http://www.wizehive.com/apps/writersdigest2011

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