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I'm Scooped. But There's Still Plenty More to Say.

Hearing about last week’s Time Magazine cover story on “The Childfree Life” was one of those moments writers dread. The book idea I’ve been contemplating for a decade is now trending big time, no thanks to…

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Added by marci alboher on August 12, 2013 at 8:00am — 26 Comments

6 Steps to Republish Your "Out-of-Print" Book

Last week when I blogged about my decision to republish a book that went out of print, I promised to follow up with a post outlining the various steps required to release a book in an e-version and print-on-demand (POD) format. Jayme Johnson, a publishing consultant, handled that process for me so I…

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Added by marci alboher on February 19, 2012 at 8:25am — 4 Comments

My Book Went Out of Print, Now What?

When I learned that my publisher decided to let One Person/Multiple Careers go out of print just a few months after its second printing, I didn't know what to make of it. The book hadn't sold millions of copies, but it had sold thousands, had a loyal following -- and garnered continuous media attention around the world.

As someone who spends a lot of time talking about the book business with other…

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Added by marci alboher on February 11, 2012 at 8:30am — 10 Comments

About those best books of 2009. . .



When Kamy asked us to chime in on the 10 best books we've read this year, I ran to my shelves to see what I'd recently read and realized that I read a lot this year, but lots of what I read was published earlier than 2009. So here's a few standouts from this year. Not hard at all to come up with a heaping handful of titles by women, all worthy of any "best of 2009" list. And of course, many of them are part of the SheWrites… Continue

Added by marci alboher on November 10, 2009 at 9:52pm — 1 Comment

White Collar/Blue Collar: A Q&A With Jessica DuLong

In a black silk blouse with skinny jeans and stylish black boots, Jessica DuLong doesn't look like she spends her days in the bowels of a 78-year-old fireboat. That's because I met her on a day when she was inhabiting her other job, that of the author of a newly released book. A former dotcom executive and freelance journalist, DuLong had an accidental career change after spending some time volunteering on The the John J. Harvey, a retired 1931 New York City fireboat that has become a living… Continue

Added by marci alboher on November 7, 2009 at 3:25pm — No Comments

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