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Brooke Warner, January/February 2018
Tracking the Wins: Looking Back on 10 Years of Independent Publishing »

PUBLISHED JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018 by Brooke Warner, Publisher, She Writes Press — In 2007, an aspiring author reached out to me to ask for support in self-publishing her book. I was still working in traditional publishing at the time, but I’d started to consult on the side. She was adamantly indie, wanting to forego the traditional …

Brooke Warner, June 2017
Board Member’s Memo: Judge a Book on Its Merit, Not Its Publishing Model »

PUBLISHED JUNE 2017 by Brooke Warner, Publisher, She Writes Press — You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone in the publishing industry who disagrees with the sentiment that a book should be judged on its merit. And yet, the industry promotes an environment in which books are instead judged on how they get published. Authors who …

Brooke Warner, October 2016
Board Member’s Memo: 5 Lessons I’ve Learned from Growing My Press to More than 200 Titles in 4 Years »

PUBLISHED OCTOBER 2016 by Brooke Warner, Publisher, She Writes Press — Most independent publishers today get on the path to publishing by bringing their own book into the world. Then, having written and been published, they become an author, but something else too: an expert. There’s a beauty and a burden that comes with this …

Brooke Warner, April 2016
How to Stoke the Independent Revolution »

PUBLISHED APRIL 2016 by Brooke Warner, Publisher, She Writes Press Recently, I had dinner with several publishing colleagues. We were an industry mash-up: a traditional publisher, two independent publishers, two booksellers, an agent, a publicist, and a reporter. The conversation about the indie publishing landscape was largely encouraging, but a few disparaging comments about self-publishing …

Brooke Warner, February 2014
Partnership Publishing: The Continuing (and Controversial) Revolution »

Partnership Publishing: The Continuing (and Controversial) Revolution February 2014 by Brooke Warner In 2012, when I co-founded She Writes Press with Kamy Wicoff (founder of the social networking site SheWrites.com), we thought “hybrid publishing” best described what we were doing. Like others in the in-between space, we’re neither a traditional press nor a self-publisher. Our authors …

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