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The Roundabout Blog

Visit Redbrush’s Roundabout and take a few left turns to read articles and find information helpful to any author wanting to publish their own book.

  • No time to write a book? Too many balls in the air? You have something to say but not sure how to publish it, let alone figure out how to write it? Don’t add another ball. Let someone else run with it. You need a … Hands-Free Publishing™ solution!

  • This is the fourth and final post in a short series about the benefits of publishing your own book.

  • I recently became aware of the Japanese art of Hikaru Dorodango. Translated as “shining ball of mud,” Hikaru Dorodango is a centuries-old craft done by Japanese children. A handful of mud or clay is formed and pressed into a sphere. As moisture condenses and is removed over time, the ball goes through several sessions of smoothing and polishing, finally culminating in a shiny, polished sphere. Will your published book glow as beautifully as it can?

  • This is the third in a short series of newsletter posts about the benefits of publishing your own book. We’ve reviewed the benefits of indie-publishing for speakers. We’ll be talking about benefits for the average Jane or Joe in the working world next time.
    In this exciting episode we’ll discuss the three primary benefits to non-writers when they compose and publish their own book.

  • This is the second in a short series of newsletter posts about the benefits of publishing your own book. We’ll review the benefits of indie-publishing for speakers, business people, non-writers, and the average Jane or Joe in the working world.

  • This is the first in a short series of newsletter posts about the benefits of publishing your own book. We’ll review the benefits of indie-publishing for speakers, business people, non-writers, and the average Jane or Joe in the working world.

  • One of the most important parts of a publishing process is to identify your targeted readers. Who are those members of the book reading public that would identify themselves as—what Stephen King calls—your “ideal readers”? Whether you think they are in your targeted group of readers isn’t as important or as relevant as whether or not they see themselves as part of your audience.

  • As a speaker, do I need a book? Does it really help me? Can I get more speaking gigs with a book? These questions are frequently asked and I'm here to help you understand why having a book benefits you!

  • Publishing a book is possible even if you don’t consider yourself a writer. In true Redbrush fashion, we’re here to make it easy for you. If there’s a book idea struggling to be realized, start by answering these questions:

  • As Redbrush celebrates its anniversary, we thought it best to start again at the beginning.

  • You’re a valued member of your company’s team. You have the respect of your peers. You’re seen as a leader by many. You bring in your share of new business. What’s missing?

  • Four exceptionally powerful words. I read them on a website that a colleague of mine had produced for an author’s book. The author had several “credentials”.

  • From time to time writers ask for hints about how to get started with their writing or storytelling. I tell them to consider finding a local Toastmasters chapter or see if there is a TEDx program in a nearby metro.