selfpublishing

pen name or not: this is the problem!

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Long time ago I started writing for this blog. I had a project. To start translating my stories from Italian to English, or just start new stories more related to UK or USA characters, cities and publish it. Usually is not simple to get the right target changing language.

I have an English free short tale available on Apple iBookStore.

I have another one of my stories that could be translated in English and published because it’s based in a London of the future, but it’s not just a walk to translate, edit and promote an English novel.

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Red Desert – Point of No Return by Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli

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point-of-no-returnHere you are my quick review of the first of four parts of the Carla Rita Francesca Monticelli’s project Red Desert. A novel that will you move from Earth to Mars. A great story available in ebook on Amazon.com.

As said this is just the first part. Rita Carla Francesca Monticelli is an Italian indie writer that now arrived with her first English publication to the major ebook stores (Amazon, Kobo, Google Play, Apple iBookStore, B&N).

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“Galactic Energies” by Luca Rossi

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Usually I don’t read Sci-Fi books, but I heard good opinions about these short stories by Luca Rossi, an indie author, so I purchased Galactic Energies on Amazon. Luca Rossi’s text moves through human feelings and the events that involved and that still involve us every day, but in fantastic text form.

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The selfpublishing way

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I’m in Italy and when I started writing I didn’t know that you can publish a book without to pay to the Publishing House. I never published before 2009 and I never payed anyone to publish a book of mine. I write from more than 20 years.

From the 2009 I started to look for a Publisher, but I understood that you have to afford too much compromises to be published. You have to know the Publisher personally, he/she has to be a your great friend, maybe your best friend, just so you can have a chance, or you have to pay 2000-3000 euros to a Big Literature Agency to be accepted from a Publisher.

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