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Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Book worm ()
Date: May 09, 2021 06:52PM

How difficult is the process of getting published? Would love to write and publish my own. Not expecting any big book deals with Simon & Schuster or anything.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Joker Jacket ()
Date: May 09, 2021 07:23PM

How about "Free Things from the US Government", that was a good one.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Meade Army ()
Date: May 09, 2021 09:00PM

Meade produced several record albums. I think that's better then a book.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Nimbus ()
Date: May 09, 2021 09:13PM

Google is your friend.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: I published poetry ()
Date: May 09, 2021 09:20PM

Rats all around us
They're everywhere we go
The lies the Trumpies tell
Are miserable tales of woe

Cuz they didn't get their way
They latch onto stupid shit
Spread it round like it's all true
Haha the dumb ones believe it!

Some made their way to Congress
Where idiots DO get in
And when Cheney tells the truth
The dumb ones: they threaten!

For they cannot bear what's real
They invent what sounds good you see
It helps them sleep at night
Despite its lunacy!

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Dementia ass clown Biden ()
Date: May 09, 2021 09:23PM

I published poetry Wrote:
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> Rats all around us
> They're everywhere we go
> The lies the Trumpies tell
> Are miserable tales of woe
>
> Cuz they didn't get their way
> They latch onto stupid shit
> Spread it round like it's all true
> Haha the dumb ones believe it!
>
> Some made their way to Congress
> Where idiots DO get in
> And when Cheney tells the truth
> The dumb ones: they threaten!
>
> For they cannot bear what's real
> They invent what sounds good you see
> It helps them sleep at night
> Despite its lunacy!

You can either love America or you can love Biden you can't do both.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Shithouse Poet ()
Date: May 09, 2021 09:26PM

Here I sit
Broken hearted
Tried to shit
But only farted

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Next stall over ()
Date: May 10, 2021 01:22AM

As you read
These words of wit
Please eat these
Tiny ball of shit

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Published poetry ()
Date: May 10, 2021 01:43AM

Rats all around us
They're everywhere we go
The lies the Trumpies tell
Are miserable tales of woe

Cuz they didn't get their way
They latch onto stupid shit
Spread it round like it's all true
Haha the dumb ones believe it!

Some made their way to Congress
Where idiots DO get in
And when Cheney tells the truth
The dumb ones: they threaten!

For they cannot bear what's real
They invent what sounds good you see
It helps them sleep at night
Despite its lunacy!

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: 6k67 ()
Date: May 10, 2021 02:10AM


TOTAL SCAM ALERT

HILLARY'S BOOKS MAKE THEIR MONEY VIA THE PUBLIC LIBRARY "ORDERING COPIES"

IT'S A REVOLVING DOOR SCHEME


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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Cornholio ()
Date: May 10, 2021 08:29AM

Kamala makes money, off the children's book that she wrote, as it is included as part of a welcome package that illegal immigrant children receive when they cross the border.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: TRUMPTOWNE Boogie ()
Date: May 10, 2021 09:31AM

.
Rats all around us
They're everywhere we go
The lies the Trumpies tell
Are miserable tales of woe

Cuz they didn't get their way
They latch onto stupid shit
Spread it round like it's all true
Haha the dumb ones believe it!

Some made their way to Congress
Where idiots DO get in
And when Cheney tells the truth
The dumb ones: they threaten!

For they cannot bear what's real
They invent what sounds good you see
It helps them sleep at night
Despite its lunacy!

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: bob haft ()
Date: May 10, 2021 10:50AM

"Books cost too much!" -Robert Haft(Crown Books, 1987)

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Linda Haft (1988) ()
Date: May 10, 2021 11:48AM

"I'm taking you for all your worth you gay little turd!"

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Gloria Haft (1989) ()
Date: May 10, 2021 07:50PM

"She who laughs last has the best attorneys."

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Nick Bor ()
Date: July 05, 2021 09:44AM

I think that legal inquiries should be used to publish other people's books. I recently published a scanned copy of a famous book but that was a mistake. We can only use short book https://freebooksummary.com/category/pedro-paramo reviews, but full books need some extra manipulation. You can contract with a writer and sell his literary work. You can receive a percentage of the sale of the book.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Date: September 19, 2021 04:15PM

I’m currently writing a book about my cyber-rapist and stalker and how women can defend themselves from internet harassment.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Not sure but Brown Onion might ()
Date: September 19, 2021 04:25PM

“Bowels” More than You Want to Know, penned by Brown Onion.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Katherine ()
Date: November 16, 2021 08:37AM

No

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: The ()
Date: November 16, 2021 09:06AM

Yes

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Great ()
Date: November 16, 2021 09:07AM

Maybe so.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: NUDTT ()
Date: November 16, 2021 02:13PM

Do pulp porno novels count?

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Date: November 16, 2021 06:47PM

I wrote a few chapters of a book that was published around 2006. It was a contract job and I only got a few thousand dollars for it. Took me less than 100 hours to write.

The primary author contacted me, is how I got the job.

It wasn't too much work to do, and I got some fast cash up front (no royalties), But it was a thrill to go into the bookstores and see my name on a real book there.

It was a technical book having to do with what passed for "the metaverse" back then.

That's the only thing that's been in bookstores, but I've written several academic things (works of like 30 pages each) that was published by universities. I get annoying come-ons from some online service telling me every damn time someone searches for my writings or downloads one. (And also some where it's not me, but someone else with the same name, usually about military strategy papers).

So, I'm a published author, barely, but writing has never been my career.

PS. I just looked in my Spam folder, and the online service mentioned above is Academia.com. And indeed someone downloaded one of my short papers from it the other day, and apparently you can leave a reason why you downloaded. They said they wanted to read it because it is referenced in a particular popular Wikipedia article about computers.

The papers are from the 80s, and I bet more people have read them than read the 2006 book. I am guessing the book probably sold less than 10,000 copies.

No I am not going to say anything more than that for obvious privacy reasons! :)



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 11/16/2021 07:02PM by This Just In Fairfax.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Date: November 16, 2021 07:16PM

Book worm Wrote:
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> How difficult is the process of getting published?
> Would love to write and publish my own. Not
> expecting any big book deals with Simon & Schuster
> or anything.


I have friends who have self-published, which is a super easy thing to do nowadays with Amazon.

They published as e-books and as print-on-demand, where the customer can order a nicely bound professional looking book (but there are none sitting in inventory anywhere).

Another friend of mine self-published his super-niche book the old fashioned way back in the 80s before there was even word processing. Every so often he orders boxes more of them so sell (mainly word of mouth referrals). I think he's on his 3d printing and probably made about $40,000 over the years (sells for like $30). It took him about 2 years at night to write his book.

I have (big shot LOL) friends who have published New York Times list books in the traditional manner. But I never asked them about the details. These people are not full-time writers; they're thinkers. I think most people hear of their books from interviews on NPR and speaking tours and such. I'm in the Acknowledgements on some of those books. (Which makes me feel special. Yes, I am that pitiful....)



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 11/16/2021 07:22PM by This Just In Fairfax.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Not published yet ()
Date: November 16, 2021 07:23PM

I’m in the process of writing a biography . It’s taking me a lot longer because the subject is so fascinating and I keep digging up more and more information about him. I’d love for someone to give me some pointers on getting it published. I’ve tentatively titled it “Meade Skelton and the Road to Musical Glory”

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: ElizabethJWilliams ()
Date: November 23, 2021 08:08AM

Hello, I haven't published any book yet. But I am thinking about hiring a writer to write a book on my biography. I am talking about it with my friend and I hope I will find someone who will write a book for me. I want to share the https://translationreport.com/technical-translation-services link with you all in which you will find experts who will translate anything for you whether you want to translate your whole book, they will do it for you.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: munch ()
Date: November 23, 2021 05:52PM

Ever hear of the "I Hate to Cook Book". Maybe you should check it out,

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: A Usurper's Tale ()
Date: November 23, 2021 06:17PM

Getting ready to publish "A Usurper's Tale. The Story Of Joe Biden Shitting His Pants In Front Of His Holiness, The Pope".

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Pollypop ()
Date: November 24, 2021 12:33PM

I have written one book and am preparing it now for publication. but first I need to make a small summary for her so that the editors can familiarize themselves with it. it was not that easy, so I turned to the summarizing web https://www.summarizing.biz/ for help. contributing with me, the author has highlighted the key points and strengths. And before delivery (which is according to the deadline), he provided a report on the uniqueness of the work.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: KevinEJohnson ()
Date: November 25, 2021 09:23AM

No, I haven't published any book yet. But I am planning about it and will let you know. Right now I am busy searching for sample business continuity plans because my friend wants to know them. When I was searching for it, I saw your post and came here to gather information.

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Inspired by President Biden ()
Date: November 25, 2021 03:29PM

I remember shitting myself after eating at Tippy Taco’s. When I heard that President Biden shit himself in front of the pope, it inspired me to write a book about my experience. I am calling it “Wipe Yourself Off After Mistakes”. I just finished the third chapter, which discusses always making sure you know where the nearest bathroom is. I think it’s going to be a bestseller

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Re: Has anyone here ever published a book?
Posted by: Gerrys cousin ()
Date: November 25, 2021 11:18PM

Inspired by President Biden Wrote:
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> I remember shitting myself after eating at Tippy
> Taco’s. When I heard that President Biden shit
> himself in front of the pope, it inspired me to
> write a book about my experience. I am calling it
> “Wipe Yourself Off After Mistakes”. I just
> finished the third chapter, which discusses always
> making sure you know where the nearest bathroom
> is. I think it’s going to be a bestseller


You don’t need to know where the nearest bathroom is after eating at Tippys Taco, just shit on the curb.

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