Here's a list of my posts about book publishing, in chronological order. Click on the ones that interest you.
WRITING BOOKS — How I got to write books and why I'm telling you about my publisher and my adventures with them. 5/23/06.
A NEW AUTHOR FINDS A PUBLISHER...FINALLY. All about rejection letters and final success. 5/23/06.
A BOOK CONTRACT AT LAST. The trials of getting started and a trip to England. 5/23/06.
WRITING THAT FIRST BOOK. Some of the mechanics involved in those pre-computer days. 5/23/06.
HOT OFF THE PRESSES — The first book arrives, and some publicity follows. 5/25/06.
TWO MORE BOOKS — The next logical step takes me to Germany and France. 5/25/06.
A NEW OWNER, A NEW BOOK. I get to expand my London book, and do two more on Italy and Benelux. 6/04/06.
GOOGLE'S NEW PEEK INSIDE BOOKS — A Knowledge base is born. How to read books online ... free. 6/-6/06.
AMAZON CONNECT — A fantastic new service from Amazon.com offers real dialog between readers and authors. 6/28/06
PRINT ON DEMAND. The new wave in book publishing solves some of the problems but introduces others. 6/30/06.
EXTRAORDINARY PLACES. Acting as an editor, I help another author get her work into print. 7/07/06.
WORKING FOR FODOR'S GUIDES. As my publisher is once again up for sale, I moonlight for another. 10/7/06.
FODOR'S GUIDES PART II. It's off to Graz, Austria for the renowned series. 10/12/06.
BREATHING NEW LIFE INTO OLD BOOKS — Digging into the backlist and finding gold.
MY NEW BOOK, PART I. Daytrips Bavaria is now available.
WORDS INTO BOOKS. A description of the do-it-yourself approach to turning raw text into finished books.
THE KENNEDY BOOK. Richard Avedon's historic photo session with the Kennedys just before the 1961 Inauguration.
A FUN READ. Do Travel Writers Go to Hell? My comments about that controversial new book by Thomas Kohnstamm.
WHITHER BOOK PUBLISHING? A look at where the industry is heading and some amazing new technologies.
NEW YORK 400. The most marvelous historical picture book ever about the Big Apple covers its entire history from 1609 to 2009. And it's a bargain@!
Amazon's New Kindle DX. At last, wireless digital reading devices have come of age and represent a real threat to print media, including books.
The Future of Travel Guides. Apple's iPhone, iPad, and iPodTouch prove to be the ideal platform for digital travel guides as they can be constantly updated, are easily carried, have color screens that are highly readable, and provide internet connection to local attractions.
Interested in photography? Check out my "Assisting Avedon" blog.
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