Hello, my handful of human readers!
My book has its own bookstore page!
It is for SALE! Caveat: epub and PDF formats only, so far.
is the web address for my Bookbaby bookshop page, where you can buy and download my completed memoir The Girl On the Wall: Liberation from a Shoah Ghost for $9.99!
So those of you who want to buy my book, go to that…Continue
To get my memoir, The Girl On the Wall, published. I wrote and rewrote until it was really good, then thought about how to get it out there. Then I realized that to get it "out there," that is, into the hands of my family, friends and children, I had to give a few things up.
First, I gave up on the traditional agent-publisher route. And now I have a ship date of March 17!
My story, which is a story of self-discovery through Shoah research, is not that different from…Continue
I got tired of waiting for agents and querying agents, so I decided to self-publish my book The Girl On The Wall: liberation from a ghost of the Shoah. For reasons I outline below, I decided to go with Bookbaby to do the publishing. If any of you decide to use Bookbaby, make sure your book is under 200 pages, and black and white.…Continue
What’s up with the book is that I had almost decided to self-publish, then changed my mind because I got the name of an agent through my author friend Rebecca Goldstein. Now I'm waiting for that agent, Barer Literary, to get back to me. I got a form letter that says they have my query.
These are the steps I took to self-publish my book, which are the same steps one would take to send the book out to agents:
I edited and re-edited the manuscript, gave it to a couple of…