Category Archives: Book Development

Graham Van Dixhorn and Susan Kendrick – Creating Powerful Book Covers

On Thursday, July  10th 2008  Irene Watson and Victor R. Volkman spoke with publishing consultants Graham van Dixhorn and Susan Kendrick of Write To Your Market about  what makes a powerful book cover and how to transform your book’s cover into your most … Continue reading

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Victor R. Volkman – Publishing, ISBN, the Library of Congress, and BISAC

On June 19th, 2008 Irene Watson spoke with publisher, author, and editor Victor R. Volkman about the fundamental numbers of the publishing business including ISBN registration and usage, working with the Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication program, and the Book Industry Standards Group’s … Continue reading

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Ken MacLean – How to Improve Your Editing Skills

 On Thursday, May 8th, 2008, Tyler Tichelaar and Victor Volkman spoke with Kenneth MacLean from The Big Picture press. He is the author of six books including The Vibrational Universe: Harnessing the Power of Thought to Consciously Create Your Life. He is … Continue reading

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Toby Heidel – Producing and Selling Audiobooks

On Thursday, April 17th, 2008 Irene Watson and Victor R. Volkman spoke with Toby Heidel, futurist with Red Planet Audiobooks in Austin, TX. Toby shared with us the changing nature of the audiobook industry and how small publishers and self-published … Continue reading

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Andrea Campbell – Writing Realistic Forensics and Crime Stories

On Thursday, November 1st, 2007 Irene Watson and Victor R. Volkman spoke with author, criminologist, and consultant Andrea Campbell from her home in Hot Springs, Arkansas. in Hot Springs Arkansas. Her latest title is the Legal Ease: A Guide to … Continue reading

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