Category Archives: Book Publishing Tips & News

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 […]

Write Place event offers information on food, nutrition and publishing

A resolution for healthier eating. A decision to pursue a publishing dream. On Saturday, January 29, Food For Thought offers assistance in achieving either goal in 2011. The open house event features seminars in healthy eating and book publication, as well as door prizes, book discounts, healthy food samples, and a demo on making healthy, […]

Local author’s book a finalist for Midwestern Book Award

Sheryl Ellinwood, author of Empowered: A Woman to Woman Guide to Preventing and Surviving Breast Cancer, has been named an award finalist by the Midwest Independent Publishers Association. The book, which is Ellinwood’s first, was named a finalist in the “health” category in the annual contest, which this year drew an unprecedented 178 nominations. The […]