Nancy Hellekson

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Millions of Free Images and Illustrations You’re a writer. Looking for an image, an illustration, a graphic that will illuminate your prose. You have the choice of the usual contemporary online stock image companies that might work. Of course, there’s a cost for licensing and maybe even usage restrictions. There is another source, often overlooked, …

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Book Cover Prices Going Up

Why that’s Good News for Indie Authors “Book cover prices have risen significantly during the past six months to a year,” according to Nancy Hellekson, Managing Director of Hallard Press. “Possibly due to the demand—people staying home and buying more books—during the virus, and other reasons.”  Hellekson believes that indie authors are placing more value …

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BISAC?

What is BISAC? BISAC is an acronym for Book Industry Standards and Communications. The BISAC Subject Heading list is an industry-approved list of subject descriptors, each of which is represented by a nine-character alphanumeric code. The descriptor itself consists of two, three or four levels in the manner described below The BISAC Subject Heading list was developed to standardize the …

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A Look Inside the Human Library, where you check out people instead of books.

A look inside the Human Library, where you check out people instead of books www.today.com March 9, 2016, 2:48 PM EST With all the violence and conflict in the world, it’s refreshing to know that people from all different demographics are able to sit down together around the world to have an open conversation. That’s …

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