It's been a week since the BlogHer Writers' Conference, and I'm still thinking about stuff.
I participated on a panel, Alternative Publishing Models: It's Not Only about the Printed Hardback. It was great fun (despite a cold and some terrible insomnia). I talked about…Continue
Added by Angela Tung on October 28, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Over the weekend, I made the big announcement: my self-published memoir was now available!
I've been talking/writing about my memoir for ages. I put excerpts on my blog, I held a contest for free copies, I showed off the cool cover. People seemed excited. They commented. They "liked." They Retweeted. Readers from sites I write for told me that they loved my work, that they couldn't get enough…Continue
Added by Angela Tung on May 10, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
In my last post, I wrote about some lessons I've learned so far as I'm getting ready to self-publish my memoir. I recently realized something else: I'll have to spend some money.
Nowadays, you don't have to pay to self-publish your book unless you want an ISBN, that pesky number needed to make your book available in stores, libraries, and on Amazon. However, you don't need one to sell on Lulu or…Continue
Added by Angela Tung on April 13, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
I used to think self-publishing was for losers, that "vanity" presses were named so for a reason. Looking at the debate on Elle Symonds' blog post, it seems others feel - or felt - the same way. Now here I am getting ready to self-publish my memoir, and I'm having a ball. Here's why…Continue
Added by Angela Tung on October 29, 2010 at 1:34pm — No Comments