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A first poetry book is published “The Lotus of Fire”

An interesting story of self-publishing and the value of keeping trying.

Congratulations to Sharmishtha Basu on this milestone.

Poems, stories, paintings and more by Sharmishtha Basu

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Thanks Teagan for telling me about createspace, it is amazing!

After pothi totally let me down on 2/10 (They pocketed my durgapuja gift of Rs. 3000. that my brother gave me because he knew I was dying to see my books in prints and then from 16/9/14 to this date- that book is nowhere to be seen, I again and again requested them about two things- 2/10/14 date and my name’s spelling, when they submitted me the final proof on 1/10 I noticed that they have misspelled my name in backpage still i ignored and submitted it thinking that they will keep the request of this stupid writer about publishing it on 2/10/14 I was stupid they proved that) I went to createspace smug as only I can be that nothing will come out of it! Can you believe it? They guided a total rookie like me into making my…

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4 thoughts on “A first poetry book is published “The Lotus of Fire”

  1. Thanks for the reblog my dear friend. It means a lot to me! 🙂 first book is always a little more special!

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  2. I published my novel on Create Space and although I made many errors (check, check and check again for errors) I learned a lot. The novel was finally published in paperback and ebook and is still selling.

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