Author’s Learning Curve

admin on November 30th, 2010

This is the next entry excerpted from my Goodreads blog, about my first experience with a Print on Demand provider.  ALC = Author’s Learning Curve. I approached my first POD publisher for Systems out of Balance in December of 2008. As a newbie to PayPal I had trouble getting it to work in acquiring his […]

Continue reading about ALC*5 – Going POD

admin on November 11th, 2010

*ALC = Author’s Learning Curve, cut and pasted from my Goodreads blog. In the last post I stated I felt compelled to write Systems out of Balance. This begs the question “Why?” Though this is tangential to my author’s learning curve, explaining why I wrote the book helps to flush out my story. We were […]

Continue reading about ALC* 4 – Iraq and Being Gullible

admin on November 9th, 2010

ALC = Author’s Learning Curve.  These entries are from my Goodreads blog. In truth, I made a big mistake writing Systems out of Balance. In 2005 I felt compelled to take on the task, but there’s a problem that a natural scientist steeped in holism faces when tackling the social sciences. Everything is connected. How […]

Continue reading about ALC* 3 – Competing with War and Peace

admin on October 18th, 2010

This is reprinted from a Goodreads blog.  ALC = Author’s Learning Curve. Through long training I am a person accustomed to research. I thought I had done due diligence researching my publishing options. If I wanted to respond to the economic meltdown in 2008 quickly then, having just finished my book, seeking the traditional publishing […]

Continue reading about ALC2* – Choosing POD

admin on October 14th, 2010

I’ve started getting involved with GoodReads, where I also keep a blog.  There are obvious ways of linking content from there to other places, except for blog posts.  I’ve given up trying to figure out how, but I’m going to manually share blog content from there to here.  Here’s the first blog entry on what […]

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