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Self-published Probiotic cookbook gets picked up by traditional publisher.

One of the strongest motivations for publishing is having something to say that can help others. Donna Schwenk had suffered from some health challenges that led her to change her diet and the way she prepared food for her family. From that experience, she published a book that provided practical advice on how to use probiotics as part of a regular diet. This is a topic that has grown in popularity of recent given the rise in food allergies and digestive issues.

Donna self published her book with Balboa Press, the self publishing division of Hay House. That led to her being noticed by Hay House publishers and next thing you know, she was offered a publishing contract. I have said for some time, I do not know how many people you will impact with your writing if you publish, but I know how many you will if you don’t.

Donna’s story is a great example of how self-publishing empowers individuals to make a difference in other people’s lives by following through and publishing a book.  Hopefully her story will be an inspiration to you to finish your manuscript and get published this year.

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4 thoughts on “Self-published Probiotic cookbook gets picked up by traditional publisher.

  1. Pingback: Self-published Probiotic cookbook gets picked up by traditional ... | Self-publishing is the new black | Scoop.it

    • keithogorek says:

      Scoop.it continues to repost my blog posts which I appreciate. Lots there about self publishing you might find helpful.

  2. Pingback: Reach people: publish! « I am a writer … dangit.

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