BookExpo 2017
News from BookExpo 2017, “Panelists touched on recent industry data citing the continuing strength of the physical book (both its sales and its social character) as well as the growing importance (and continued neglect) of backlist titles and the maturation of self-publishing from a disruptive, maverick effort into a legitimate professional publishing category.” We knew this about self-publishing, yes?! Here’s the complete article “BookExpo 2017: The Future of Publishing Is Now” by Calvin Reid.

Willamette Writers Conference
If you’re planning to self-publish and need your book designed and formatted for print, please give me a call to discuss your project. 

If you want to publish traditionally through an agent, you could pitch your book at the Willamette Writers Conference . A new opportunity being offered at the conference this year is on the spot critiques .

New releases
Some new releases I've had a hand in:

Vedic Astrologer Michael J. Vogt has released his book A Practical Guide to Vedic Astrology after years of hard work. I was honored to design the cover and interior pages of his informative introduction to the astrology of India.

Dennis Maley returns with an irreverent historical novel: Profane Fire at the Altar of the Lord.

Robert A. Newton has released the Kindle version of Soldiers of the Strange Night with a revised cover.

Australia's leading sexologist and relationship expert, Dr. Nikki Goldstein, has launched her guidebook Single But Dating.

Help for Independent Presses
Jennifer Omner
Have you written a nonfiction or fiction manuscript? After it has been professionally edited, I can design the interior pages and cover, plus  guide you through the maze of book publishing and printing.  To get started, call me at 503-690-2438 to discuss your project and my  helpful guide for authors .
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