Is it worth paying $7,500 to have your book published? Maybe.

SFC_2019-07-30_E6My July 30 book culture column for the San Francisco Chronicle:

My ex-husband’s uncle was a World War II fighter pilot who went down with the plane. A true hero. Several years ago, the family paid someone to write Uncle Dante’s story. They had about 100 books made and distributed them to family and friends. Everyone cherished those books, and Uncle Dante’s heroism was memorialized. To me, that’s one of the very best examples of self-publishing.

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