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Self-Publishers Coalition

Here is where the Revolution moves forth! The Self-Publishers Coalition is where independent content creators, writers, artists, filmmakers and more can come to pool the vast resources available among our fellow Self-Publishers.

Members: 277
Latest Activity: Mar 31

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BLACK OWNED BOOK STORES LIST 2017

Started by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin Mar 14. 0 Replies

The Last Black Owned Bookstores Open in the U.S.…Continue

CONVENTION CHECKLIST FOR VENDORS

Started by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin. Last reply by Aaron-Michael Mar 2. 5 Replies

OK Everyone,Here is a list of suggested items to have on hand at conversions and events.Please feel free to add to this or field any questions you have.BSFS CONVENTION CHECK LIST …Continue

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After you've got the work done you need to get the word out

Started by H. Wolfgang Porter. Last reply by Templebabies Feb 6. 15 Replies

So, you've finished your novel, comic, film, whatever that's wonderful. What needs to happen next is to let people know about it. Sending out a press release is the next step. Yes, you can spread the…Continue

10 Ways to promote your book without spending a cent

Started by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin. Last reply by Kimani Ali Jan 26. 5 Replies

10 Ways to promote your book without spending a cent…Continue

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Comment by Crystal Skye on September 3, 2016 at 7:38am

Ok thanks Wolfgang. Will be searching for an editor!

Comment by H. Wolfgang Porter on September 2, 2016 at 9:13pm

Crystal, you definitely need to get an editor or at the minimum a good proofreader. There's no way you'll catch everything 'cause you're too close to the work. Even when you set it down for a while and come back to it, you'll catch some things but stuff will slip by. An editor's job is to catch stuff and ask questions as to whether you 'mean what you say' on the page and offer suggestions to 'say it' in a manner that will be more succinct to readers.

Comment by Crystal Skye on September 2, 2016 at 7:37am

Thank you Patricia and H. Wolfgang!

You I have some beta readers. At this point I don't have an editor since I am self-publishing... I had to leave a writer's critique group because of how they critiqued. 

I will stick with beta readers (and pouring over my work several times) One of them is my closest friend who can be brutally honest. lol.  I feel blessed about that.

Once again thank you!

Comment by Patricia L Graham on September 2, 2016 at 6:06am

I get what Wolfgang says completely, having come across some really out there and wild comments on writing sites from people who hadn't read my narrative 'cept under some influence on spec - given I knew what happened and what hadn't in my shared extract.  However, to be fair, I have come across editors worth their weight who helped to transform someone's work to the utmost.  Obviously can be applied or a gift.  Luck of the draw and you need to grow a thick skin and keep your sense of humour ...

Comment by H. Wolfgang Porter on September 2, 2016 at 2:17am

Crystal, usually your editor and beta readers will do that for you. It's a risk getting someone who critiques as a service. You can't be certain how honest their assessment is and if they wild out on your work you paid them to do so.

Comment by Crystal Skye on August 31, 2016 at 1:15pm

Is there a service where I can have someone critic my work before publishing?

Thank you!  I have a short story I would like critiqued.

Comment by Imije A MC on June 27, 2016 at 6:51pm

Comment by Turtel Onli on December 31, 2015 at 6:17am

Indie small Black Age publishers need fans, resources and respect.  We are not to be seen through the filter of well established corporate publishers.  That is like seeing a hip hop trio through the lens of a classical symphony orchestra.

Comment by Turtel Onli on December 31, 2015 at 6:14am

Comment by H. Wolfgang Porter on September 29, 2015 at 2:48pm

I see the SPC is going strong! Between rebuilding my production company and starting a run for another graduate degree I've been way out of pocket. However, I still keep my hands deep in the self-publishing biz. I'm glad everyone is putting up their work and sharing info. That's what the SPC is all about.

 

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OTHER SIDE OF THE TUNNEL - FLASH FICTION BY GERRENCE GEORGE

Posted by Gerrence George on April 21, 2017 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

She hated this part of the time travel process, but it was necessary. The G’s pressed against her coal colored skin and stretched her cheeks back past the point of pain. It hurt. Bad. But it was worth it. She pictured his face to help block the pain of traveling through the quantum tunnel. He was on the other side. The man who loved her, then tried to have her killed. He tried to hide in the past. That’s what he does, but it didn’t matter. “I’ll find you.” She thought, as she pressed the accelerator on her personal transport cycle, gritting her teeth in agony. “No matter what era, galaxy, or existence known to man you try to go to, I’ll find you. You can’t hide from me.”



She’s able to stand the pain because she knows a deeper pain awaits her in the other side of the tunnel. Her man. Her love, who she had given herself over to in every way, sent three enforcers to kill her an hour ago. But that was the mistake of men throughout the history of time, ego. He underestimated her… Continue

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