IndieView with Bobby Nash, author of Snow Falls

IndieView with Bobby Nash, author of Snow Falls

About Writing Do you have a writing process? I had to do some restructuring, but because I allowed myself room for change, the story is so much the stronger for it. If yes, what gets the fingers tapping? A little of both. After a long and painful recovery, Snow retires. About You Where did you […]

IndieView with Beverley Scherberger, author of Savage Isle

IndieView with Beverley Scherberger, author of Savage Isle

After reading numerous self-published books that contain an embarrassing number of errors, missing words, typos, and weirdly-crafted sentences, I would say ALWAYS have your book professionally edited ~ or at the very least, professionally proofread. Will they produce the amazingly intelligent offspring the team expects? James and Julie, the most advanced, skilled, and lovable of […]

There are maps for everything, including Cholera epidemics

There are maps for everything, including Cholera epidemics

This epidemic claimed more than 250,000 lives. Petersburg and Warsaw. An epidemiological map depicting the spread of the 1892 Cholera Epidemic across Russia There are maps of many things besides countries, cities and transit networks. Learn more. Poverty and poor hygiene made it easy for this infectious disease to move across such a vast country. […]

The Forgotten Cookbooks of Sophia Loren

The Forgotten Cookbooks of Sophia Loren

Sophia wears early 1970s high fashion (flares, head scarves, big, flowing dresses) while introducing Aubergine Mayonnaise Crostini and her favorite variation of meatballs. It’s a large format book that includes photos of her life as well as recipes such as Neapolitan lamb stew, a sweet-savory rice dish made with turkey, chestnuts, and dried fruit, and […]

IndieView with J.N. McGhee author of Little Girl Blues

IndieView with J.N. McGhee author of Little Girl Blues

Being a published author is fun, but it’s a lot of work. We all know how important it is for writers to read. Then, the people who has been trying to communicate, but no one is listening. About Publishing Did you submit your work to Agents? And I’m working on creating a literary journal. No. […]

IndieView with J.W. Fagan, author of The Survival Job

IndieView with J.W. Fagan, author of The Survival Job

I guess it’s dangerous answering this question that way, because the next words from your mouth could be, “Well, you really should have spent the money…” Do you listen to music while you write? Where do you live now? Is it bad to say no? I actually self-published the first time in 1996, with my […]

IndieView with Jerry Knaak, author of The Dark Truth

IndieView with Jerry Knaak, author of The Dark Truth

A couple, I didn’t want the main character to fall into a routine. Do you outline? Trifecta’s cover designer did the art. More “plan” with some measure of “winging-it.” Any advice that you would like to give to other newbies considering becoming Indie authors? The validation is heady stuff, cathartic. It took 13 months to […]

Scarce ‘Photographs of Mexico’ book sells for $15,000

Scarce ‘Photographs of Mexico’ book sells for $15,000

Scarce ‘Photographs of Mexico’ book sells for $15,000 Only 250 copies were printed The images feature landscapes, buildings and people, and can be classified as important examples of social realism – an art movement where ordinary people and their humble surroundings are displayed.   In the introduction to Photographs of Mexico, Strand thanks the technicians […]

Germany’s Parthenon of Banned Books

Germany’s Parthenon of Banned Books

 In Kassel, Germany, at the place where the Nazis once burned books by Jewish and Marxist writers, Argentinian artist Marta Minujín built a huge tribute to free speech called the Parthenon of Books. It featured more than 100,000 books donated by the public. Germany’s Parthenon of Banned Books