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In this show:
- Some straight talk about crafty publishing: what’s it really like to have a craft book published the traditional way? And what’s it like to publish a crafty ebook?
- Plus, a short interview with June Gilbank, who sells self-published crochet patterns, and has a print book in progress, and has just released a crafty ebook.
- If you dream of writing a craft book, this show aims to bring you solid information and perspective.
June Gilbank’s Links:
- June’s ebook, The Punchneedle Handbook, provides high-quality instruction. And she’s designed a lot of cute punchneedle patterns, too.
- Sound advice for authors, from Seth Godin, via Publetariat.
- (And by the way, Publetariat is itself an excellent resource.)
- Self-publishers will also find tons of great blog posts, links, and podcasts on the subject at The Creative Penn.
- An interesting Wall Street Journal article for the curious: How the E-Book Will Change the Way We Read and Write.
Some Crafty Ebooks:
- Needlepointer Janet Perry offers a series of ebooks on the craft.
- Leigh Ann Tennant has released an ebook of sewing projects for new mothers, called sewExpecting
- Lee Meredith has an ebook of 10-yard knitted cuffs.
- Carina has a lovely ebook of embroidery stitches and patterns.