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Patrick McCarthy

Benefit Communications, Ltd.
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
What motivated me to become an indie publisher?
Always enjoyed working with creative people and indie authors certainly fit the bill. Most creative people don't have the inclination for the technical side of publishing. I used to be the "liaison" to contracted authors at a large insurance company -- another side job to my marketing job. The job was mostly to get good material from the authors while insulating them from the corporate world. In dealing with indie authors I provide help to the extent that the author wants help. There are a lot of technical aspects to formatting a book (paper, e-book, or audio book) that will be on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Ingram, or Smashwords. The systems to produce the books are very different. That is where I can help.