An example of the kind of comments she receives from her students after reading them her books is, "I don't have the words to say how much I like your book. Before becoming an author, she was a free lance writer published first by Readers Digest Canada, Faith Today, Christian Week and several denominational magazines and secular newspapers. She has a passion for people and prayer, loves historical research, and is meticulous about the details in her novels.
Black studied creative writing at the undergraduate level and later earned an M. She lives with her husband in a small town near Toronto. Peter Fritze practiced law as a solicitor in an Ontario government agency, partner in a major Toronto law firm and general counsel of a Canadian multinational.
Against the backdrop of a fictitious Toronto law firm, two plans for murder collide. Insider trading, ugly secrets and death envelop fractious brothers. Peter was raised in Dundas, Ontario and has lived in Toronto since university. Grace Fraser was an award winning athlete and Gospel singer in her native Jamaica. After immigrating to Canada, she taught High School in Toronto until the progression of Multiple Sclerosis forced her out of her career.
As Grace an over-achiever who fights her disability with every fibre of her being, Grace was determined to to tell her story so that her experience of MS would encourage and help others. Besides the history of the old county, Sher also writes about gardening, wild plants and genealogy. Sher also visits groups and organizations as a speaker on a variety of subjects. She is popular on the Genealogical Societies circuit in Ontario and is also an international presenter.
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Now she tackles his life through his friends and food. She has written about Weimar photographer Ilse Salberg, dada artist Angelika Hoerle and about art as dissent. Angie lives in Toronto with her husband David. Walking Through and Other Stories. The stories bring five unique voices together and unites them around the theme of human connection. Each story deals with a life-changing chance encounter such as a cup of tea passed between acquaintances or a shared song. The five Canadian female authors of this book are as diverse as their protagonists and hope to open your mind to the challenges women all over the world dare to overcome.
Kim spent her childhood summers visiting her grandparents in Harbourville, a quaint little fishing village on the Bay of Fundy and recalls these fond memories for the inspiration of her story. Kim could sit for hours round the kitchen table beside the old wood stove listening to family stories of Sea Captains from the family tree, that sailed from the Bay of Fundy to the China Sea.
She is a professional harpist-storyteller and featured artist at various festivals where she presents original stories, poetry and songs reflecting her East Coast heritage. Howard Pell retired at the age of 60 after a long career in the computer industry. Educating adults for most of his working life, he wanted to share his experience of the retirement process to help others with that transition. The final book in the trio is all about marketing yourself, something I'm horrible at.
Learned a few new things and found out that I'm on the right track with some things but need to up my game. Overall this is a useful compendium of information that new indie authors and publishers should read. Even if you think you already know it all, there's always more to learn. And if nothing else, I liked the personable style of the authors and the books they used as reference sounded neat enough for me to go grab a few.
Maybe I'll find new authors to read as well. YMMV but check it out. Nov 29, Anna rated it it was amazing Shelves: other-non-fiction.
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I reviewed each book in this pack individually as I finished it, but I have to add an overall review of the bundle. I got it for 99 cents and it was so very, very much worth the money! It's rare that I feel I've truly gotten my money's worth with an ebook, but this is a major exception. Maybe, but I wouldn't have been quite so profuse in my praise.
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This also seemed like a good spot to review the little bonus I reviewed each book in this pack individually as I finished it, but I have to add an overall review of the bundle. This also seemed like a good spot to review the little bonus interview at the back of the book in which all of the authors talk to each other about over-arching issues top notch! I wish there'd been many more pages of that! I particularly liked the way they broke down their recommendations for authors at various stages of their careers what if you just have one book out?
Actually, as I type this, I feel the need to go back and reread that section Nov 16, Allan Walsh rated it really liked it Shelves: writers-reference-read. The Indie Author Power Pack is a collection of books for Authors that is jam packed with info that will help you to become a published author. The Bad Stuff: There is a lot of repetition in these books that feels like it is only there to fill the pages. The Good Stuff: There is a great deal of useful information in these books, all in the o The Indie Author Power Pack is a collection of books for Authors that is jam packed with info that will help you to become a published author.
The Good Stuff: There is a great deal of useful information in these books, all in the one place.
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I have spent years reading 'How to' books and searching the net for information that is stored in this set. A great value pack, 3 books in the set that only cost me 99c on Amazon.
There is heaps of useful info on publishing and marketing. Well worth the money! If you want to know how to self pub an e-book, set up a mailing list, set up a blog, this will give you the info you need. I give it 4 out of 5 golden bookmarks. Jan 03, Prasenjeet Kumar rated it it was amazing Shelves: busines-of-being-an-author. I was fortunate enough to get hold of a copy of the Indie Author Pack when it was on pre-order.
Undoubtedly, this pack is a real value for money, as it is a box set of three truly classical books on self-publishing: Write, Publish, Repeat by Sean Platt and Johnny B. So, invest in this pack only if you are serious about pursuing your writing career, in an upright and ethical manner, regardless of whether you write fiction or non-fiction, or both. This box set is great for everyone, regardless of whether you have just started out or are already an experienced Author. Dec 16, Christine Glover rated it it was amazing.
I enjoyed this book very much, not just from a possible let's go Indie point of view, but from a writer's point of view in that the emphasis is on producing a high quality book FIRST.
Then worry about covers, formatting, editors, etc. Then keep writing really awesome stories to the best of your ability. Pretty much nailed my personal philosophy about writing and the craft of writing. In addition to the excellent advice, tips, and emphasis on writing a great book, the authors are flat out funny a I enjoyed this book very much, not just from a possible let's go Indie point of view, but from a writer's point of view in that the emphasis is on producing a high quality book FIRST.
In addition to the excellent advice, tips, and emphasis on writing a great book, the authors are flat out funny and it's an easy read. I completed it very quickly because it flowed so well. While I may never read a Western Unicorn story, or horror, I thoroughly enjoyed their writing style and voices so I'll continue to look for their non-fiction pieces. Dec 01, Voss Foster rated it liked it Shelves: non-fiction , writing-books. All the important information can be found for free online. Let's Get Digital A good book for the beginner. A rehashing of information for the more experienced self-pubber.
But for the intended audience, a good solid book. How To Market a Book Most useful of the pack. A fair amount of good information and strategies, well-organized and accessible in both language and difficulty level.
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Nov 15, M. Brotherton rated it it was amazing Shelves: writing. I figured the extra content at the end would be worth the dollar, and I was right. If you are thinking about entering the world of indie-publishing, you pretty much need to read these three books. Getting them all in this one box set seems like a no-brainer to me. Feb 03, Ron Vitale rated it it was amazing. It took me a while to finish these three books, but was it worth it. I learned a lot of great things about indie publishing and I was able to compare with my own experience in indie publishing over the last couple of years.