Video Trailer: In Search of Lucy

In Search of Lucy by Lia FairchildLucy Lang’s life is spiraling out of control. For years she sacrificed her own needs to care for her half sister and alcoholic mother, only to be abandoned by both. Now, at age 30, Lucy finds herself held back by memories and regret as she struggles to find her own purpose in life. But when her sister needs a kidney transplant, Lucy is the only one who can save her life.

In Search of Lucy, the women’s fiction book by Lia Fairchild, is available from and Amazon UK.

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Print Book Partyrama

IU BE LIKE BAMOh yes, there’s plenty of reason to celebrate. IU has moved over to its new server and we be all like BAM! fast now. So tell your friends, we’re back and better than ever. And… here come great paperback books at bargain prices. That’s right, it’s time for the Indies Unlimited Print Book Party.

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My Publishing Nightmare with Publish America

Predatory Publisher Month at Indies UnlimitedGuest Post
by Brenda Perlin

After I finished my first book, I submitted it for publication everywhere I could. As the rejection letters came pouring in, so did a quick reply from a company called Publish America. I should have run as fast as I could but instead I got caught up with the idea of being a published author. At the time, that seemed as farfetched as taking a ride to Mars. For one thing, I had no writing background, and this was a story based on my life. Who was going to want to read it? Still, I wished upon a star and saw my book on the shelves of bookstores. I so badly wanted this pipe dream that I bought into it: hook, line, and sinker.

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