Category Archives: Book Publishing Tips & News

7 publishing trends to watch for in 2018

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Whether you’re already a self-published author or you’re just starting to consider self-publishing, it’s always a good idea to keep your finger on the pulse of the industry. To help you stay in the know, we’ve pulled together some notes on what you can expect to see in the world of book publishing in 2018. […]

“Write Your Memories” course to begin November 16

Carol Van Klompenburg and Sarah Purdy display memoirs that have been published by the Write Place.
Pella-area residents can learn how to write about their lives in a six-session course, “Write Your Memories,” which begins November 16 in the Meeting Room of the Pella Public Library at 603 Main Street. The class begins at 10 a.m. and ends at noon. The class will meet three times in November, then take a writing recess and resume again with three sessions in the spring. […]

Send your book on a worldwide adventure

Have you ever dreamed about someone as far away as Australia or Brazil reading your book? It’s not as crazy as it sounds—with the Write Place’s new global distribution, this could be a reality. Though Write Place e-books have always been available to a global audience, now readers in the UK, Australia, Germany, Brazil, and […]

E-books for business marketing

Writing a book can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. In today’s digital world, many business owners are using e-books as a marketing tool to establish their expertise and help build their business’s reputations. You don’t have to be a brilliant author to create a high-quality e-book that customers and […]

Local authors win national award with unique cookbook

Three Plates at the Table, by two Central Iowa writers—Sheryl Ellinwood (Pella) and Jamilee McQuivey (Fremont) —has just received a Finalist award in the 2011 Indie Excellence Award in the category of cookbooks. This award celebrates the highest achievements in independent press and self-publishing, a sector of the industry that has grown exponentially in size […]

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