What if you can't have what you really want?

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Elaine Glimme
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Re: What if you can't have what you really want?

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Hi,

Yes, I'm familiar with a lot of companies who will publish your book for $$$$$ I'm not willing to spend $$$$$. I found a couple of places that will publish for free. Of course I have to do all the work. I'm still finding an average of one error per ten pages, and about three places per ten pages where I can make it better. So I'm not quite ready to publish yet. ( It feels like the frog who jumps halfway across the creek, and then another half way to the other side, and so on and never gets to the other side. ) But I'll get there some day. Honest.

I published Temporary Address for free. I paid a guy $500 for the Molly Chronicles because it was complicated because of all the photographs, and the only cover art I could figure out how to use was from the standard photos that CreateSpace used. (They're now defunct.) I have a friend who knows photoshop, so I should be able to get a good book cover. The guy who did The Molly Chronicles made a cover that was better than anything I could have imagined.

I've never been in it for the money. But I am in it for the feeling that people have read what I wrote. And yes, I'd love it if lots of people read my books, especially the one I'm working on now because my writing has definitely improved over years. Funny, I thought my writing was just fine years ago.

So that's me. If you feel like it, tell me about your writing.
Elaine Glimme - author - "Temporary Address" and "The Molly Chronicles"

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