Author Success Story: The Walk-On by Matt Stewart

3 min readMatt Stewart knows what it feels like to be the underdog. As a freshman at Northwestern he walked on to the school’s football field and earned a position as the fifth-string free safety. But that didn’t deter him: through hard… Continue Reading →

Video: What is Lulu?

2 min readWe’re very excited to show off our brand new “What is Lulu?” video with special thanks to Vance Reeser, co-director, animator and artist and to Noah Smith for storyboarding. Vance Reeser, a lulu author himself, says he first heard about… Continue Reading →

Author Success Story: Ruth Anne Kocour

2 min readWhen it came time to publish her new book, Walking the War Zones of Pakistan: One Woman’s Journey Into the Shadow of the Taliban, Ruth Anne Kocour planned to bypass traditional publishers because she wanted to “enjoy more control over… Continue Reading →

Enter the Lulu & CanvasPop YELLOW Photo Contest

1 min readReady to have your photography featured in a Lulu photo book? Perhaps even on the cover of the book of winning entries? Now through Aug. 22, submit your high-res, yellow-themed image to our photo contest. Prizes include major giveaways like… Continue Reading →

Would you let readers price your book?

2 min readPiracy is rampant. Music, eBooks, and films are all susceptible to being illegally downloaded for free, which deprives creators of compensation for their art. In the digital age, one way to combat piracy has been to use a “pay what… Continue Reading →

Author Success Story: Valerie Baadh Garrett

3 min readWhile working as a movement specialist at the San Francisco Waldorf School, Valerie Baadh Garrett decided she wanted to write a book that would “support the movements of a kind of modern ‘circus’ for 200 children.” So she and her… Continue Reading →

Send Your Book to the Frankfurt Book Fair

2 min readRoad Trip! – For your book Remember Book Fair Day in elementary school? If you’re anything like the rest of us Lulus, it was your favorite day of the year. You perused shelf after shelf in the Media Center, leafing… Continue Reading →

How To Land a Major Publisher

1 min readAspiring author Michael Ennis felt the sting of rejection after submitting drafts of his work, “The Malice of Fortune,” to several publishing houses. Ennis was ready to give up until he received a tip from his agent: Try booksellers first…. Continue Reading →

Author Success Story: Lucia Cascioli

2 min readWhen Lucia Cascioli first finished her novella, Struck, she thought she’d try her hand at traditional publishing, an experience that didn’t pan out as she’d hoped. “It was frustrating to say the least, especially after one publishing house lost my… Continue Reading →

Book Expo America 2012: Three Authors and 36 Million Reasons to Meet Them

2 min readLulu is headed to Book Expo America (BEA), one of the largest publishing events in the world, next week, but we’re not going alone.  Three of our very own authors will be on site June 5th – 7th signing free… Continue Reading →

Promote Your Book Sale on Facebook

1 min readDearest Lulu Authors, We are having a site-wide mystery sale at Lulu.com until Thursday. To help you encourage your readers to take advantage of the sale, we’ve created a Facebook graphic for you to share on your Wall. When it… Continue Reading →

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