Blog

LeNora Conkle

By Evan Swensen| 02/12/2013
LeNora Josephine Quint Huntley Conkle, age 103, passed away quietly at the Fairbanks Pioneer Home on Thursday, February 7, 2013. LeNora was incredibly important to us here at Publication Consultants. We respected her as an Alaskan pioneer, and apprec...

Is Your Book a Good Business Card?

By Evan Swensen| 02/05/2013
Need a good business card?  Write a book. Nowadays, folks need a way to stand out in the crowds of people in their chosen field, whether is art, science, or raising children. We have always felt that your book can present you as a leader in your fie...

Have You Written The Best Cook Book Ever?

By Evan Swensen| 02/01/2013
In the 34 years we’ve been book publishing, we’ve published only three cook books total, with two in our active catalog. Most publishers attract cook books of all kinds, so we’re not sure why we haven’t been approached with more cook book man...

Are You Self Publishing Books?

By Evan Swensen| 01/31/2013
Nowadays, more and more writers are self-publishing books, or finding an independent publisher, such as ourselves, Publication Consultants. Many people don’t even bother to submit their books to the big traditional publishers anymore. Most big publ...

How Do I Become An Author?

By Evan Swensen| 01/29/2013
How do I become an author?  Is it something you’re born with? Does it happen by chance? Kayla Hunt is one of our younger authors, and, at first, she hated books. When I was seven I hated reading, plain and simple. There were better things to do li...

What Is The Meaning Of Genre?

By Evan Swensen| 01/29/2013
What is the meaning of genre? Writers and authors will hear this word more the longer they are in the book-writing business. Genre is a fancy word that English has borrowed from the French. The meaning of genre is the kind or category of book, of or ...