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Why Would I Want To Give My Book Away for Free?

I took a telemarketing call yesterday. It was a power company wanting me to switch my home’s electricity and gas to them. They convinced me — not on their massively cheaper prices, it was marginal, but because they offered me something for free — $200 credit on my first bill. Yes there was a quid pro…

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Printing Costs for Books in New Zealand are Too High

print book prices in NZ

Updated October 2018 – to reflect current exchange rates and changes at Amazon  Today, while  procrastinating on the Interwebs,  I  saw an ad on a New Zealand website for a local printer. The business involved provides an on-line calculator for the costs of printing a book with them. Curious, I ran the figures — assuming a…

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Hi and Welcome to DIY Publishing!

DIY Publishing - welcome

Hi and thanks for stopping by! We’re aren’t quite ready yet — but what website ever is? Lis and Kris are just too excited to not talk about our little baby DIYPublishing — so it seemed we needed to get this website alive. Our aim is to inform and assist writers who want to get their book…

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