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What Does Book Distribution Mean (and are any Self-Publishing Services Really Offering it)?

What Does Book Distribution Mean (and are any Self-Publishing Services Really Offering it)?

Many self-publishing services offer “distribution” to bookstores. But that doesn’t mean your book will be in stores. It means your book will be on a list that stores could order from if they wanted to. Dartfrog is different. We don’t “distribute” to a list. We place books into actual brick and mortar stores.

December 18, 2018 by Andrew Dobrow
How to Make Sure Your First Book Isn’t Like the First Pancake

How to Make Sure Your First Book Isn’t Like the First Pancake

Without the proper guidance and support, it’s easy for your first attempt at self-publishing to feel like the first pancake. But the first pancake doesn’t need to be a throw away. And to help ensure that it’s not, DartFrog launched Canoe Tree Press, a full-service solution for independent authors who want to self-publish and get it right on the first try.

December 15, 2018 by Andrew Dobrow
Proofreading vs. Line Editing vs. Developmental Editing: What’s the Difference?

Proofreading vs. Line Editing vs. Developmental Editing: What’s the Difference?

Proofreading, line editing and developmental editing are all integral steps of the independent publishing process. For independent authors, finding the best self-publishing company is an integral step towards getting their edited work into the hands of eager readers.
December 12, 2018 by Andrew Dobrow