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    I've had a POD book out for ages. I recently updated it with new content and a nifty new cover by Mo Ali.

    It's here: Cutting Chills

    • CommentAuthorchris g
    • CommentTimeNov 4th 2009
    Oh, X-mas will be hurr before you know it! Might want to get this for the kiddies! Fun for the whole family, promise!!

    $10 from

    Collects Chapters 1-3 of "Team Mummy" which you can enjoy here for FREE. But yeah, the physical tome is very pretty. Plz buy ^_^

    Team Mummy Cover
    • CommentTimeNov 4th 2009
    I'll attest to the awesomeness of Team Mummy in meatspace form. Please, people, buy it so I can convince him that Vol. 2 is a good idea.
    • CommentAuthorTheDeeMan
    • CommentTimeNov 5th 2009
    I publish a trade of my Glyph Comic Award nominated (I love saying that. LOL!) webcomic G.A.A.K: Groovy Ass Alien Kreatures thru Lulu. I love Lulu. It's cheaper then most other PODs. And if you get their distribution package you can get your books into online retailers like Amazon, Barnes&Noble, etc, which I did with G.A.A.K.


    THE CONTINENTALS. Murder, mystery, intrigue, adventure--And steampunk!
    • CommentTimeNov 5th 2009
    I was looking at this thread with curiosity and then it hit me that I POD myself.

    The Face of Human Error CD on demand via Amazon
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    As an update for me, I was randomly selected by Lulu and now you can buy my book via here
    • CommentTimeNov 23rd 2009
    Today's the "official release date" for the chapbook based on my Haiku Year project, in which I wrote a haiku a day for a year. I made it a little over three months, in the end. As I prepare to try the project again, I’ve collected 105 poems into this little chapbook, along with a few short articles about the project. This little book, also called Haiku Year, collects every poem from the project, including a few that were never posted online, and a few translating my video haiku back into text. I offer it here for you to (a) buy, as a little pocket-sized paperback POD book, or (b) to download for free as a PDF. Do either of those things at Lulu.

    Haiku Year cover

    If you buy the book, I get $2 and I'll see that you bought it. If you download the book, I'll have no way of knowing that you did. So, if you do, please leave a comment on this post at my blog, letting me know that you chose to download it and, maybe, read some of it. This is an experiment, after all, to see how many people might actually choose to get their hands on it (and what percentage of those people choose to pay for it in some way). So, if you do, I'd appreciate you raising your hand so I can count you as a download. The goal isn't so much to make a buck on this, but to just get these words out there in front of people — so please do download it if you like.

    Thanks for your time.
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    I just realised I'd never posted here. My book wasn't done when this thread started, methinks. So, here's my book:

    "DAD SOLD CRACK HERE: Photographs of New York City"

    Stray cats, broken shopfronts, the beauty of decay, unexpected color in a crumbling land of gray... the still and lonesome corners of a broken world.

    This book has ended up rather Brooklyn-centric; most of the pictures were taken during the walks I'd take from Kings County Hospital, through Crown Heights, to my apartment in Bedford Stuyvesant. However, I did not entirely neglect all other areas of Brooklyn, and even Manhattan and Queens make some minor appearances.

    I've chosen to only use photographs taken with my old, outdated, 5 megapixel brick of a camera that I once took with me everywhere. Because it's not about what you've got, but how you use it that matters.

    (There's a preview of the first 15 pages at the link, of course)
    • CommentAuthorDreamline
    • CommentTimeDec 4th 2009
    I posted on this link a while back about my upcoming novel. Well, that novel is no longer upcoming, and is in fact present. So, I wanted to update that and shill my work like the money-hungry little cash-grubber that I am.

    THE SEVEN is a YA superhero origins story about genetically modified teenagers who rebel against the faction that created them. Think RUNAWAYS meet MAXIMUM RIDE, but not as weak as MAXIMUM RIDE. Early reviews have been fantastic. I am currently reshopping the novel to see if I can get it published for real in order to get a bigger possible audience.

    Check it out on my really weak website:

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    Having read (and thoroughly enjoyed) Shivering Sands, I decided to release a POD collection; so I immediately set off re-examining fiction I've already created and working on some new pieces.
    My goal is first pressing by XMas 2010. I'll likely use Lulu, because I really liked the quality of 'Sands. It'll start as a friends-and-family release, just for fun, and then I'll examine everything again and see if I'm comfortable with a real/more official/I'd like to make money style release.
    This thread is actually really encouraging.
    So, no, I don't POD yet, but I will.
    • CommentAuthorEmperor
    • CommentTimeMar 1st 2010
    I have articles in Darklore (freebies to download from the site if anyone is interested), its published through Lightning Source and it gives a better cut to the authors so it does make it worthwhile, plus they have the Espresso Book Machines which provide in-store POD which is surely The Future - ordering some obscure tome before leaving the house and picking it up in the bookshop as you wander past, worth killing a tree for.
    • CommentTimeMay 2nd 2010
    I've been feeling inspired by various papernet-ish projects (especially the SXSW Fieldnotes) so I made my own: a Summer Fieldbook with daily journal pages, blank notebook space, coloring pages, a map of Forest Park (a giant hiking area inside Portland city limits), plus a weekly events planning page (some Portland-area things listed, but it's mostly blank space to write in your own). This was a lot of fun to put together, so I'm hoping to turn it into a seasonal project.
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    Not me specifically, but an urban comrade of mine just POD'd out a book from Lulu by the title of In Lands Unseen. You can find it under his (completely awful) pseudonym, S.B. Sorajo. I believe he's gotten Amazon to carry it. I haven't read it yet, but it's gotten favorable reviews from mutual friends.
    • CommentAuthorsteevo
    • CommentTimeMay 2nd 2010 edited
    I POD. My post-zombocalypse lit mag, LIfe After Death, just had the second volume released today.
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    I have two photo books on blurb. If you like the preview, please please please consider buying one as I was robbed yesterday and all my camera equipment was stolen.

    Check out my books
    • CommentAuthortimkress
    • CommentTimeMay 3rd 2010
    I have a book for kids, The Wurly Burly Boy Has a Boring Day. You can view the book on this video I made here. Please check it out.
    • CommentAuthortimkress
    • CommentTimeMay 3rd 2010
    Oh, and my site is
    • CommentTimeMay 5th 2010
    I have a collection of (mostly) previously published short stories called DREAMNASIUM that seems to be doing okay.

    front cover

    I'm a genre guy so you're getting variations on the fantasy, horror, science fiction and hardboiled subsets filtered through my little brain. To save cash I did all the design work, etc. myself.

    There's also a bonus story in the dead tree version that is absent from the Kindle version (though the latter is massively cheaper).

    You can find all my stuff, traditional, POD and ebook at THE WINTERMAN PROJECT.

    Thanks for the use of the the hall, Mr. Ellis.
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    I've a question for those that have done POD.

    I'm assuming you all had to design your own book?

    I've got a comic history website with a lot of content, I'm thinking of PODing it because I figure some people would rather read it in book format then spend an hour or so scrolling and clicking.

    Only thing that's stopping me is thinking about how much work has to go into the design of the book. I imagine all the images of comic covers and creators must be high res and converted to CMYK in order to print right.

    And I'm wondering if all this could be done in Open Office or if I'd have to get another program. My brother worked in print like 15 years ago and MS Word was NOT used, there were special, little known programs that were needed preparing it for print. Is this the way it is now?