18 Months of Indie Publishing

2015 NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book.

About eighteen months ago, my writing career pivoted: I decided to commit to self-publishing my work. I’ve not talked about it much because I’ve been so busy being an author and publisher, but I’m going to take time to reflect on the experience and look toward the future. WHY INDIE PUBLISH? There are many reasons […]

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Heights and Depths: A Writing Life

Winner of the 2013 Writer's Digest Self-Published Books award for children's picture book category. Received a Starred Review in Publisher's Weekly.

In the space of a week, I’ve gone from the heights to the depths. First, the good news. Last week, I was thrilled to learn that my book, Wisdom, the Midway Albatross was given a starred review in Publisher’s Weekly. This book has defied all the odds–just as Wisdom has done. “. . .Pattison writes […]

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Alternate Publishing: Niches

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This week, I’ve let writers tell their own stories of alternate publishing. Today, I tell my story. This is part 8 of 8. Alternate Publishing Series TOC Alternate Publishing: POD to Finish a Series Alternate Publishing: Niche Marketing of Nutrition for Kids Alternate Publishing: Historical Fiction Alternate Publishing: Ebooks Alternate Publishing: Book Apps Alternate Publishing: […]

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