Category Archives: Technology

Yvonne Rose – Writing and Publishing African American Books

On April 6th 2012, Tyler R. Tichelaar and Victor R. Volkman spoke with Yvonne Rose, Associate Publisher and Senior Editor at Amber Communications Group, Inc.  Ms. Rose began her stint at Amber Books in 1998 as the co-author of the … Continue reading

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Ruby Dee – Writing and Self-publishing Cookbooks

On March 14th, 2012 Irene Watson and Victor R. Volkman spoke with singer, songwriter, restaurateur, and entrepreneur Ruby Dee Philippa. She is the lead singer of the Grammy-nominated high-octane roots and rockabilly act Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers. Previously, Ruby owned three successful … Continue reading

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JC Simonds – How to Start a Publishing Company

On December 1st, 2011 Susan Violante and Tyler R. Tichelaar spoke with publisher and marketing guru Jacqueline Church (“JC”) Simonds.  She is the co-owner of Beagle Bay, Inc, a book packaging and distribution company. Jacqueline is also the author of the … Continue reading

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Karl Beckstrand – Publishing and Selling Activity Books

On October 20th, 2011 Irene Watson and Victor R. Volkman spoke with children’s author and publisher Karl Beckstrand.  Since 2004 he has run his own publishing company Premio Publishing and a Spanish language imprint Gozo Books—producing captivating stories, ads, and scripts. … Continue reading

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Paul McNeese – Differentiating Your Book From Run-of-the-Mill Genres

 On August 19th, 2011 Irene Watson and Victor R. Volkman spoke with publishing and marketing guru Paul McNeese. Paul spent 27 years writing for radio, TV, newspapers, magazines and in corporate America before retiring to create his own organization. Paul’s … Continue reading

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