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Whether you have 1 book or 100 books, we're here to help!

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Director’s Desk: Guided by Why May 2015

I’ve been thinking about how we make decisions. Do you take a chance on a new business partner? Do you move across country for a new job? If you’ve only been self-publishing, is now the time to start taking on books... Read More

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