What is a book? Why did the publisher hire me to write it and print all these copies? Why did I write, re-write, re-re-write, edit, and re-edit the content within? Why am I sprawled in the front hall manipulating packing tape to stick to the package and not to my forearm?

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Sarah Jessica Curtis didn't exactly expect a school writing assignment to launch her into a professional career as an author, but with the release of The Silent Silhouettes, that's just what happened.

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If you want to publish in time for the holidays, your plan should include room for all the production processes and your publicity push. This self publishing timeline will get you published and ready for holiday sales.

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BookBaby's BookShop helps self-published authors unlock the full profit potential of Print On Demand by keeping books stocked 24/7/365, paying authors more per sale, and paying faster than the big online retailers.

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When you call BookBaby for advice about self publishing, you'll likely find you're not just taking to a publishing expert – you’re talking to an actual self-published author who has been there, done that.

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Before millions of travelers grab their sun lotion and dust off their flip flops, self-published authors have time to get their books in front of this massive book buying audience. It’s truly the best time for you to self publish your book, and BookBaby is here to help you make it happen!

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"When I was first trying to decide who I wanted to work with, I did quite a bit of research. I didn't want to have to figure out the cover art, and I sure didn't want to have to figure out the conversion, because I'm not a computer genius, I'm a story teller. I was so glad BookBaby was willing to work with me and really listen to my ideas."

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