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Old 09-22-2019, 02:47 AM
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I was talking to my 92 year old father today. Some years ago he wrote two books and had them copied & bound at a copy shop. He has the publishing rights.


What he and we, his children, would like to do is to publish them online as a resource so that other people can find and use the ideas in them.


The first book is about making and using an Indian Tipi like the 400 or so our mother made.


The second book is about being your own funeral director rather than paying thousands of dollars to the body shops.


We're looking for a well indexed and trafficked site so that it is more likely that someone who seeks... will find.
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Old 09-23-2019, 12:49 AM
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There's always Amazon (and you are allowed to post books for free if that is his intent)
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Old 09-23-2019, 01:42 PM
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I think the Gutenberg project would take a copy. I'm certain Archive.org would also.

If you need any assistance assembling it please let me know.

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Old 09-29-2019, 10:20 PM
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If it’s posted on Amazon, it’s likely to get pirated... badly.

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Old 10-01-2019, 01:08 AM
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Check into CreateSpace. It's "independent" publishing.
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Old 10-01-2019, 06:10 AM
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MM - Good point Although, on a related note, doesn't Gutenberg only take out-of-print or otherwise free-to-use works?
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Old 10-10-2019, 05:37 PM
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MM - Good point Although, on a related note, doesn't Gutenberg only take out-of-print or otherwise free-to-use works?
Well, ISTR they've gotten slapped for doing otherwise. Dunno how well the lesson took.

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Old 10-14-2019, 12:45 AM
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MM - Good point Although, on a related note, doesn't Gutenberg only take out-of-print or otherwise free-to-use works?
Dalesys said "open source", and mentioned posting it online, so I assumed free-to-use.
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