Adventures in self-publishing

MacDonald, Scott
December 2004
Quill & Quire;Dec2004, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p10
The article presents some success stories of the self-publishing world of Canada. Several years ago, longtime business partners Phyllis Hinz and Lament Mackay-who refer to themselves jointly as the Cooking Ladies--embarked on a new and perilous journey: the journey through publishing land. They collected some recipes of North American Cuisine. Then the Cooking Ladies started out by sending proposals to all the major Canadian houses, but no offers were forthcoming. Then they decided to do that themselves. Which is precisely what the Cooking Ladies did. And their subsequent, unorthodox success is only one of several such stories coming up through the Canadian publishing underground.


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