******************************************* AN AMERICAN VETERAN’S JOURNEY By C.M. Hayden What’s It About? A Veteran’s Journey An innocent farm boy from the Midwest is catapulted into the thick of battle – a war that people back home did not understand; a war that would leave even deeper scars after returning to his home country that was unappreciative, [...]
THE MIGHTY TITANS: A New Book Giving Students a Voice! What is it about? How can we make learning spectacular? It should be easy because learning is the most amazing thing on Earth! As a lost and forgotten Titan (who dropped out of high school), Dr. Roderic Brame returned to TC Williams in an effort [...]
Let’s make one thing perfectly clear. Amazon sells diapers. Amazon used to sell CD’s until they became uncool. They sell anything you want to buy. And yes they sell books too. They stumbled into books and ebooks because they realized they could make money doing it. They don’t employ roundtables of publishers contemplating new ideas [...]
We all remember the good old days, or at least most of us do. Going to our local movie rental store and staring at those brown boxes with a laser printer cut outs for a cover. It was Showtime Video for me. That was such a big part of my life and I didn’t think [...]
We all knew this day was coming. Authors had to know in the back of their heads that major publishers could not continue to treat authors like crap and still survive. Millions of rejection letters, and millions authors more that were never even dignified that courtesy . The ‘take it or leave it” offers that [...]
21st Century, meet A&A Printing. A&A Printing, 21st Century. Although we have been printing books for over 40 years we have been a little slow to the social media party. We started with a Facebook page and thought that would be the answer. I thought it would bring us exposure and help authors sell books. [...]
Publishers use printers, like us, to print their books for their author’s. What does this mean? Luckily for you as the self-publisher, it means you get to have your books printed at the same place Fifth-Avenue PUBLISHERS use to print their books that go into bookstores and onto Amazon.
Patrika Vaughn used to be a literary agent. She quit because, she says, “Agents can’t serve the true interests of authors these days.”
And what are those interests?
“To get published, to achieve recognition and to make money,” she declares.
Patrika now wears another hat. She functions as the world’s first Author’s Advocate. She explains:
A&A Printing stands out in book printing for self-publishers with all the services they offer and their unique approach to customer service. Unlike Vanity Publishers, A&A Printing……
The Kindly, Caring Literary Agent is probably extinct. Today’s agents are more likely to treat you like a paychecks than like the sensitive creative person you are. You won’t get your hand held when you’re blue. You won’t have your manuscript lovingly edited. Even worse than this cold, business-like treatment, you’re unlikely to get your [...]