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The New York Times on Self-Publishing

This NYT article covers a few other self-publishing outfits I haven’t come across before. Blurb is one in particular I’d keep an eye on. They also have an interesting product that can turn a blog into a book. I’m curious to test the usability of a finished product on the blog-to-book conversion.


John Helmus

Getting ready to use Blurb to document my trip to Spain this past year...depending on how it comes out, then I will publish my New Zealand adventures this year...

Should be fun regardless...

Joe Wikert

Hi John. I hope you'll come back and tell us about the experience. I'd like to know whether Blurb works as advertised.


I'd be interested in your experiences as well. From what I saw, blurb print prices are extremely high, but they sure do make the process easy.

There are many lower-cost alternatives that also "print on demand", which means they print one book at a time. So, self-publishing is a much more reasonable alternative than ever.



For me it's a toss up between lulu, blurb and schiel & denver. I'm not sure of the whole POD thing, still exploring other writers experiences before I take the plunge!

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