Rationalizing Createspace and printed books

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createspace-logo“I don’t do e-books.  But if your book was in print, maybe I’d check it out.”

Yeah, if I had a dollar for every time I’ve heard that, I could afford that Tesla I’ve been eyeing.  (Who am I kidding?  I could afford that Galactica full series DVD set I’ve been eyeing.)  Seriously, it’s a lament that I’ve heard many times, from friends, family and potential customers.  But when it came up on Facebook recently, I was recommended to check out Createspace to solve the printed book dilemma.  I’ve decided to try it—but before I did, I had to do something important: Find a way to rationalize it. Continue reading