Two Authors Become Publishers

September 13, 2011

Popular fiction writer Omar Tyree is experimenting with self-publishing a serialized novel. He has total control over the content and how much material to produce.Ironically, the novel is about the publishing industry and is called Corrupted. ‘Nuff said.

The second author to venture into publishing recently is chef Anthony Bourdain, author of Kitchen Confidential. He plans to print 3 to 5 books on a range of topics. His company will be known as Ecco.

Shira S.


The War for Catch-22

July 28, 2011

Lovely Vanity Fair article about the torturous path Heller’s classic took before finding a publisher and an audience. But,

“… thanks to a fledgling agent, Candida Donadio, and a young editor, Robert Gottlieb, it would eventually be recognized as one of the greatest anti-war books ever written.”

Do yourself a favor: catch up with Catch-22 at your local public library!

Lesley W.


E-book Publisher Tells Public “It’s Easy”

October 12, 2010

Michiaki Tanaka, a Japanese publisher, claims that hiring a regular publisher to create e-books is a waste of money. “Concentrate on marketing your book,”  he advises. Using software programs like Calibre he is able to convert text files and photos into professional looking e-books for free. Anyone interested?

Shira S.


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