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Once Upon a Saturn Moon

Author’s Blog: Introducing Once Upon a Saturn Moon

Let me tell you a little story. In 1994, two teen boys read Ray Bradbury’s bestseller, The Martian Chronicles. The novel inspired them to start their own science fiction tale. It would be an experiment of sorts, where each would write an alternating chapter. I started with the line: Despite its distance from the chilly, gusty land […]

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From Your Head to Your Hands -- How to Write, Self-Publish, and Launch Your Book

It Takes a Village To Write a Book – Interview with Author Derek Olsen

Self-publishing and small-publishing can be a very lucrative endeavor. But you shouldn’t take my word for it. You can just ask any of the millions of independent authors who have made hundreds or even thousands of dollars doing it. Today I am beginning a series of interviews with independent authors to show that you, too, […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Trust Machine Converters

One of the biggest arguments I get from potential customers is “why should I pay you to convert my ebook file when I can just submit a Word document to Amazon or Barnes & Noble?” Amazon & Barnes & Noble do auto-convert Word documents (and pdf’s), but I don’t trust work done by machine converters. […]

If You are Only Selling PDF’s, You are Missing Out

Writing an ebook and selling it has become a popular way for bloggers to monetize their site. Here at SEAM Publishing, we obviously think that’s a good idea! The only problem is that most bloggers believe that releasing their ebook as a pdf is enough. If you are only selling pdf ebooks, you are missing […]

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An Open Letter to Textbook Publishers

Dear Textbook Industry: Over the few years, I’ve noticed the slow emergence of e-textbooks. As someone who works in the e-publishing industry, and as someone closely interested in the post-secondary education sector, I support this. This is a great idea. E-publishing is the future of publishing. It’s been going through some growing pains, but 20 […]

SEAM Publishing is looking for a marketing guru to join the team

SEAM Publishing has a few potential clients lined up for the new year. This is a good start. However, for this to become the serious business I know it can be, I’m going to have to add somebody as the CMO of SEAM Publishing. If you think you have the skills to help propel SEAM […]

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Our first sale

In our very first month of existence, we have had our first sale. Way to go Tracy on having the first book sold by SEAM Publishing.

Welcome to SEAM Publishing

SEAM Publishing is a new service I’m offering as an extension of my ebook formatting business, found at http://www.ebookformatter.co.cc.With eBook Formatter, I do the heavy lifting of converting ebooks and guides into e-reader friendly formats. Now with SEAM Publishing, I will do the heavy lifting of getting those ebooks on Amazon and Barnes & Noble, […]