IndieView with Chris Hoffman, author of Beginnings

IndieView with Chris Hoffman, author of Beginnings

Still in Berlin, Germany. We all know how important it is for writers to read. It was a week after the release of my e-book, and nobody had bought a single copy yet, when I realized that I have to come up with some marketing ideas. Due to mild sexual innuendo I would like readers […]

Women in antiquarian bookselling: interview with Heather O’Donnell and Rebecca Romney of Honey & Wax Booksellers

Women in antiquarian bookselling: interview with Heather O’Donnell and Rebecca Romney of Honey & Wax Booksellers

Women in antiquarian bookselling: interview with Heather O’Donnell and Rebecca Romney of Honey & Wax Booksellers In 2017, they launched a book collecting contest specifically for women book collectors in the United States aged 30 or younger. Perhaps the biggest change, over the past few years, has been a greater awareness from male booksellers of […]

BookView with Ralph Webster, author of One More Moon

BookView with Ralph Webster, author of One More Moon

That is a great question – one that I am still struggling with. It is a story of happiness, sadness, and survival. This is a bad habit and I do not recommend it. There are different opinions to consider. From a young age I was taught how difficult it can be for refugees and immigrants. […]

A souper valuable pop art dress from Campbell’s Soup

A souper valuable pop art dress from Campbell’s Soup

A souper valuable pop art dress from Campbell’s Soup There are three of them listed for sale on AbeBooks.com at $4,000, $4,965 and $5,175 respectively. Created by Campbell’s Soup, this is a dress specifically designed to help sell cans of soup by riding on the coattails of Andy Warhol’s iconic image from 1962. It’s the […]

IndieView with Sue Rovens, author of Track 9

IndieView with Sue Rovens, author of Track 9

I know that really isn’t a “demographic”, per se, but it’s hard to pinpoint who is going to enjoy what. Writing doesn’t really come easy. (again, unless you’re famous or have some kind of inside track) Did you get your book cover professionally done or did you do it yourself? I love how he pushes […]

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 […]