Author Support

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How a Book is Made

How does a book go from a bunch of Word documents to a printed and bound volume? The LPP team outline the stages of the book production process.

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Ebooks and Digital Distribution: What Authors Need to Know Now to Maximize Reach

Publisher and LPP co-founder David Parker explains how to create the best book title and the importance of understanding digital distribution in book publishing.

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Writing Inclusively: Tips for Authors

It’s important not to exclude anyone from your audience in the way that you write. Commissioning editor Rebecca Bush offers advice and tips for authors and writers on how to be inclusive in their writing.

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Book Marketing for Authors: Beginning Steps to Build Your Platform

Commissioning Editor Rebecca Bush gives an overview of simple marketing activities that any author should consider to build their audience and platform and promote their book.

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Book Marketing: A Publisher’s Role and Responsibilities

David Parker explains how Lived Places Publishing provides a platform for authors to develop their relationship with their readers and supports them in the crucial step of marketing their book.

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How to Work Well with Your Editor: Tips for Authors

Commissioning Editor Rebecca Bush lays out the different types of editor that an author might encounter and provides some helpful tips to help you build a mutually beneficial working relationship with your editor.

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Recent Posts

Beneath the Veneer: The Stealthy Pervasiveness of Anti-Black Racism in a Purportedly Colorblind Society

by Michael Boezi

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Paul Reck, author of How Interpersonal Interactions with Young Black People Forever Altered a White Man’s Understanding of Race, they explore anti-Black racism, the assumptions that uphold it, and why it is often difficult for people to identify and challenge these racist practices.

Author Identity Metadata: Why a Small Publisher Can Address a Major Challenge

by Michael Boezi

David Parker leads a discussion about the potential for developing more robust catalog records and searchable fields in publishers' online catalogs – with author-generated and author-approved identity metadata.

The Cultural Legacy of Slavery: A Reflection on African American Identity and Family Heritage

by Michael Boezi

In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Deirdre Foreman, author of My Cultural Legacy: Slave Culture and the American South, they explore the cultural legacy of enslaved Africans in the American South through an ethnoautobiographical reflection of Deirdre's own African American identity and family heritage. 

A Different Approach to Funding Open Access eBooks

by Michael Boezi

David Parker (LPP) and Bill Maltarich (NYU) talk about new models that are sustainable, equitable, and most importanly – do not rely on book processing charges (BPC). 

The Risks and Rewards of African Entrepreneurship: Overcoming Africa’s Challenging Landscape

by Michael Boezi

This free seminar features LPP author Ike Onyema Obi, a Nigerian entrepreneur whose path to business success reflects the challenges many emergent entrepreneurs face. He has mastered being resilient and agile in an African context – taking risks and seizing opportunities, filling knowledge voids by learning persistently, and shaping his networks to help grow his businesses.  

David Parker Presenting at Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe (Apr 20)

by Michael Boezi

David Parker, Co-Founder of Lived Places Publishing will be participating in a panel on Publishing in Latinx Studies at this year’s Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe, AZ on April 20. 

 

 

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