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
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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Thanks for the reblog my dear friend. It means a lot to me! 🙂 first book is always a little more special!
You’re very welcome.
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.
Congratulations on going through the process – I imagine it can be quite stressful. I wish you luck with your book.