I am working with my designer and printer to hire a distributor to fill the order from Barnes and Noble. The woman at Barnes said their ordered number of my book is 17 times higher than usual from a “small press” operation such as ours at Judybird Publishing.
Okay, it’s all set. The shopping cart works and the shipping is now reasonable. To Soften the Blow is now $20.00 online with $2.89 shipping, totaling $22.89. This has been a very long process, working to get the price down. TSTBlow is a print-on-demand, self-publsihed book. Thank you so much for buying it!
Just got my ISBN number on Friday. Will get Library of Congress control number this week. The designer will have the final draft this week, as well. Will do one more proof read and the book will go to print. Should be some time in April, I’d say. The interior looks beautiful. Cover, too!
I’m spending all of my time now preparing for the printed book. I’ve recently gotten a merchant account and a Virginia sales tax account. I am having an ecommerce page added to my web site for folks to buy the printed copy with a credit card. I’m getting bids on who is taking To Soften … Continued
My goal is to have To Soften the Blow in print by June 1. I’m meeting with publsihers now. In the meantime, you can read it from a Kindle or Nook, or download a free Kindle app to any computer and read it from there.