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Free Whitepaper Answers 10 FAQs for Authors Considering Self-Publishing, Offered by Outskirts Press

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A new whitepaper offered as a free download by Outskirts Press helps authors decide if self-publishing is right for them.

November 10, 2015 — Denver, CO
While self-publishing has gained tremendous popularity in recent years, it can be an overwhelming prospect for newcomers. Outskirts Press, the fastest-growing self-publishing and book marketing service provider, has released a free, downloadable whitepaper designed to help writers decide whether self-publishing is right for them by answering the ten most frequently asked questions.

Getting a book to publication can be a complex process. Often, it’s fear of the unknown that holds writers back from accomplishing their goal of publishing their book. In order to help writes overcome their fears and navigate their decision to self-publish, Outskirts Press has released a free, downloadable whitepaper titled “Diving into Self-Publishing?”

This informational document addresses a number of important questions authors frequently ask about the self-publishing process, including:

  • How much does self-publishing cost?
  • What do I need to know about copyediting?
  • Which is better, paperback or hardcover?
  • What do I need to know about formatting?
  • And many more…

This whitepaper not only explains authors’ most common questions, but dispels commonly held myths about the quality of self-published books and upfront costs.

Take advantage of priceless expert self-publishing advice at no charge. Download a FREE copy of Outskirts Press’ “Diving Into Self-Publishing?” at here.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.: Outskirts Press offers full-service, custom self-publishing and book marketing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available for authors globally at http://www.outskirtspress.com and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press, Inc. represents the future of book publishing today.

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Outskirts Press, Inc., 10940 S. Parker Rd – 515, Parker, Colorado 80134
http://outskirtspress.com 1-888-OP-BOOKS

 

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Congratulations to the 2015 Outskirts Press EVVY Award Winners!

Outskirts Press has released the winners of the 2015 EVVY Awards. The EVVY Awards recognize excellence in independently published books as determined by the Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA). Denver-based Outskirts Press is a full-service self-publishing and book-marketing company that helps people write, publish and market the book of their dreams.

Winning an EVVY Award is a prerequisite to being named the Outskirts Press 2014 Best Book of the Year Award-winner and walking away with a Grand Prize of $1,500. The Outskirts Press 2014 Best Book of the Year Award recognizes the best book published by Outskirts Press in 2014 as decided by a social community of self-publishing authors.

Congratulations to all of the 2015 EVVY Award winners below!

1st Place Winners
E.J. Brown, author of “Speechless”
Andrew Ceroni, author of “Snow Men”
John Hudson, author of “Dust To Dust”

3rd Place Winners
Adam J. Beardslee, author of “Out of Reech”
John Quist, author of “What’s Wrong with That Door?”
Jan Spiller, author of “The Astrology of Success”
Peter C. Stone, author of “Dreams to Dance in Moonlight”
Dr. Peggy Turnage, author of “Big Albert the Camel”
Fritzie Von Jessen, author of “Growing Up Ugly”

Merit Winners
Bonnie M. Anderson, author of “Pluto the Starfish”
Michael Burns, author of “Oliver Ornament”
Lawayne Childrey, author of “Peeling Back the Layers”
KaMuLanS, author of “Keys to Armageddon”
John Koski, author of “Pinos Altos”
John Mero, author of “A Holiday From Time”
Todd Michael Putnam, author of “The Garden of Life”
David M. Tavernier, author of “More Stories of the Rich and Famous”
Laura K. Wagner, author of “The Back-Up Mom”

Congratulations to these EVVY Finalists
Will Ottinger, author of “A Season for Ravens”
Rodney Keeney, author of “Cowboy in the Sand”
Roy Albert Andrade, author of “Cultivating the DNA of Crime”
Carol Leslie Bradley, author of “The Inheritance”
Mae Durden-Nelson, author of “In the Outside”
Dortha Jackson, author of “Isn’t It Funny?”
Christina Skarbek-Karakourtis, author of “Keys to Opening A Successful Business”
Mary Jo Wisneski Johnston, author of “The Lucky Seven Show”
Cory Mertes, author of “Micropolis – The Adventure of Johnny Redblood”
L. Gina Davis, author of “Ooh Lolita”
Stephen R. Champi, author of “The Renaissance and the 21st Century”
Pamela Zembiec, author of “Selfless Beyond Service”
Becca Mann, author of “The Stolen Dragon of Quanx”
Nina Johnson, author of “The Story of the Unlucky Teacher and Her Koalas”
E.M. Dixon, author of “Tale Of Tails”
Alfred Sotomayor, author of “Unconditional Letters of Love”
Georgianna Jeans, author of “Wafford Springs”
M.S. Matassa, author of “The Well House”
John Brown, author of “Why Not? Conquering The Road Less Traveled”
Matthew Krumsiek, author of “The Wretched Road to Success”

About Outskirts Press, Inc.: Outskirts Press offers high-quality, full-service self-publishing and book marketing services for writers and professionals who are seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining 100% of their rights, 100% of their profits, and 100% of the creative control. http://www.outskirtspress.com.

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Outskirts Press, Inc., 10940 S. Parker Rd – 515, Parker, Colorado 80134
http://outskirtspress.com 1-888-OP-BOOKS

 

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Mad Money is Back!

The most exciting self-publishing promotion of the year gives back $300 to authors to begin publishing a book with either the Diamond or Pearl book publishing services from Outskirts Press in September.

Outskirts Press, the fastest-growing full-service self-publishing and book marketing company, announces the return of “Mad Money.” During the month, authors can get an extra hand in fulfilling their dreams to publish a book with the return of the company’s popular “Mad Money” promotion. Authors who purchase the Diamond or full-color Pearl book publishing packages in September with the promotion code: MADMONEYSEPT15 are rewarded with a credit of $300 applied to their Outskirts Press shopping cart accounts.

The $300 “mad money” credit can be applied toward any production or marketing option offered by Outskirts Press, including custom cover design, professional copyediting, cover scribing, an Amazon Kindle edition, or many others.

Now is the time to self-publish that book you’ve been working on, and also get some additional options for free. Authors can use their ‘Mad Money’ toward the production or marketing options of their choice, and an additional $300 to spend on self-publishing services results in a higher-quality, more marketable book.”

For more information about Mad Money Month, click here to receive $300 in publishing money.

 

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Author Poll: Writer Michael Steven Tunstall wants your help with his title

Michael Steven Tunstall is self-publishing a book with Outskirts Press, and he wants your help deciding his book’s title!

Book Summary

The world around us is joyful, mysterious, colorful, sometimes sorrowful…but always rich with experiences, meaning, and connections. In our fast-paced lives, poetry is a way to distill the world into flashes of light, rainbows of song, bubbles of laughter. The Lord Is Pleased When the Angels Sing is a delightful collection of verses with deep reflections, funny adventures, and a keen sense of observation. With topics ranging from our relationship with God to the pleasure of listening to falling rain, there’s a window into a world of wonder for every reader in these poems from the heart.

About the Author

Michael Steven Tunstall was born in 1947. He currently lives in Summerlin, a small town near Las Vegas, Nevada.

Please take a look at three possible titles below and then vote on the choice you recommend for Michael.


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The Deadline for the Frankfurt International Book Fair Is Quickly Approaching!

Bar none, the Frankfurt International Book Fair is the largest and most important book fair in the world. While some might top Frankfurt’s 250,000-plus attendance, the multi-hall, mile-long fairground in Frankfurt hosts the largest contingent of publishing professionals of any book fair anywhere.

The Frankfurt International Book Fair is a meeting place for the industry’s experts: publishers, booksellers, agents, film producers and, of course, authors just like you. With more than 7,500 exhibitors from 110 countries, more than 250,000 visitors and more than 10,000 journalists, it is the most important marketplace for books, media, rights and licenses worldwide.

The Frankfurt International Book Fair is held in mid-October annually at the Frankfurt Fair in Frankfurt, Germany. This is your chance to get in on this year’s event, slated for October 14-18.

Register now for the 2015 Book Fair. Space is limited and the show fills up quickly on a first-come, first served basis. The deadline for the 2015 Frankfurt International Book Fair is this Friday, August 7. Click here to get more details or reserve your spot at Frankfurt.

Remember, you can save 25% on 4 major book events throughout the year (London, BEA, Beijing, Frankfurt) with our Global Book Tour marketing package.

 

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“Choose Your Own Promotion” From Outskirts Press Allows Self-Publishing Authors to Customize Their Publishing Package

“Choose Your Own Promotion” from Outskirts Press offers self-publishing authors a choice of three popular options when they start self-publishing in August. This promotion allows authors to customize their self-publishing package and choose the option that works best for them and their book.

August 4, 2015 – Parker, CO- Outskirts Press, the fastest growing self-publishing and book marketing company, announced today it is allowing self-publishing authors to “Choose Your Own Promotion” for authors who start their publishing process this month. When self-publishing with Outskirts Press in August, authors may choose one of three promotional offers to fit their wants and needs for their book.

“This type of promotion is not available with any other publisher,” said Outskirts Press Executive Vice President Kelly Schuknecht. “Allowing our newly-published authors the opportunity to choose what promotion they would like to take advantage of allows them to customize their publishing package to fit their publishing needs. Now is the time to self-publish with Outskirts Press”.

Authors who start with Outskirts Press by choosing the Diamond or full-color Pearl publishing packages will have a choice of three (3) very effective promotional options. Authors may choose from receiving 10% off the “Diamond” or “Pearl” publishing packages, a complimentary Goodreads Marketing Campaign option, or receiving a complimentary Custom Cover.

Authors who wish to take advantage of the “Choose Your Own Promotion” only need to enter the valid promotional code, available on the Outskirts Press website at http://www.outskirtspress.com/promotion.html, while they order their publishing package and place it in their online shopping cart.

Outskirts Press offers high-quality, full-service self-publishing and book marketing services for writers and professionals who are seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining 100% of their rights, 100% of their profits, and 100% of the creative control. http://www.outskirtspress.com.

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Outskirts Press, Inc., 10940 S. Parker Rd – 515, Parker, Colorado 80134
http://outskirtspress.com 1-888-OP-BOOKS

 

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Follow our new Instagram page and win an Amazon gift card!

Outskirts Press has a new Instagram page (wwww.instagram.com/outskirtspress) and we want to connect with you!

Throughout the month of August you can win an Amazon gift card! Here’s how it works:

  1. Follow us @outskirtspress
  2. Post a photo of what inspires you
  3. Tag #OutskirtsPressInspires

Every Friday in August the post with the most “hearts” that week wins a $25 gift card to Amazon. That’s it! Post early, post weekly, post often!

Click to order the Diamond Package
Click to order the Pearl Package
 

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