This week we are spotlighting Nicole Mayor who is the author of The Question of Lahash. Nicole grew up in Utah, and now after almost twenty years of living overseas and on both U.S. coasts, she is back in Utah. She spent twelve of the last twenty years living in northern Virginia, and she considers that … Continue reading The Question of Lahash? Nicole Mayor Has All of the Answers.
The excerpt below is from an article by Smashwords founder Mark Coker about his 2018 book industry predictions. "Welcome to my annual publishing predictions post where I prognosticate about the future and share my views on the state of the indie nation. Each year around this time I polish off my imaginary crystal ball … Continue reading 2018 Book Industry Predictions: Are Indie Authors Losing their Independence?
This is an excerpt from my first book You Ain't Hungry Until I'm" Starving. I wrote this piece in 2006 after two men assaulted and called the girl I dated at the time a "nigger lover." These two guys moments before tried to sell me a slice of their pizza as I headed inside to … Continue reading Sell-Out and a Ni$$@@
Walt-Leon is a multi-talented artist and community leader who hails from the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. Walt-Leon has a drive that isn’t matched by many. He uplifts his community through his music, spoken words, and dance performances. He is a man of God who relates to those who may not be the most religious. … Continue reading Inside of the Mind of a Saved Warrior Who’s Soul Bouncing His Way to the Top.
In light of the news about Tate Publishing’s troubles, many authors have lost faith in publishers and the publishing process. Authors who were personally affected by the fall out don’t know what is next for them. They don’t know how to get the royalties that are owed to them and how to get back their … Continue reading What Should Authors and Publishers Learn from the Tate Publishing Situation?
This week we travel “down under” to Australia to catch up with multi-talented author Rita Chapman. Rita has an impressive resume. She is the author of the popular Anna Davies Mystery Series. Sit down, relax, and read about Rita’s humble beginnings and her advice to aspiring authors. ****Since conducting this interview, Rita has released the … Continue reading A Mystery From Down Under
This week’s spotlight is on a person who helped, 4-U-Nique Publishing and my book, You Ain’t Hungry Until I’m Starving, transition from being a dream to becoming a reality. Marci Wise is a mother, wife, author, and an adviser whose mission is to help others reach for the stars. Mrs. Wise’s words of wisdom inspired … Continue reading Pain, Passion, and Purpose
This week's Spotlight features Vid Lamonte' Buggs Jr.'s newest release Vid's Viddles. VID LAMONTE’ BUGGS JR. AND 4-U-NIQUE PUBLISHING RELEASE ‘VID’S VIDDLES’ Vid Lamonte’ Buggs Jr., a modern Renaissance Man with a unique perspective and a broad range of interests and talents, from writing and editing, to philanthropy and artistic engagements, … Continue reading Author/Book Spotlight
The New Year is fast approaching and everyone’s making last minute resolutions for the New Year. We at 4-U-Nique Publishing do not make resolutions, we make goals. One of our goals for 2017 is to expand. We are going to add more editors, book designers, and staff. We are going to market more, which means … Continue reading New Year’s Goals
You have just finished writing your book and you are now ready to publish. How do you go about finding the right publishing and the right publisher for you and your book? Some of you are thinking, “Isn’t publishing and publisher the same?” No, they are different. There are three different Publishing types: Traditional Publishing, … Continue reading What Kind of Publishing Is The Right One For You?