Thoughts on publishing, self-publishing and books in general

Crowdfunding for Authors

While the concept has been around for quite some time, crowdfunding hasn’t been taken quite seriously as a means to fund self-published books. This article […]

It’s a Jungle Out There

Our focus on working with serious authors, those who are themselves passionate about the art of writing and are intent on developing a good book […]

Why should people do business with us?

We have often wondered if we really provide value to our customers. With so many other firms offering services similar to ours, it would be […]

Packages can be deceptive

Those familiar with the way CinnamonTeal Publishing operates know that it is loathe to offer self-publishing packages. We have always believed that packages skew the […]

Choosing an e-reader

Okay, so you have purchased an e-book, paid for it and see it land in your inbox. What do you do next and how does […]

CinnamonTeal Newsletter - November 2014

Newsletter November 2014 News: Launch of 3 titles during forthcoming GALF The forthcoming Goa Arts and Literary Festival (GALF), scheduled for 4-7 December, will witness […]

Self-publishing myths that hinder a good publishing experience

Many author, unaware of the potential of self-publishing, as also of its demands, harbour notions that may render the entire self-publishing experience an unpleasant one […]

“Free Images” at a price!

Quite often, we find ourselves in situations where the author has “borrowed” images from the internet, assuming innocently that they are free to use. More […]

“The human mind is never stationary; it advances or it retrogrades.”With the dawn of internet, growing use of slangs and SMS language, we have forgotten the fundamental aspect of English language- Punctuation.The word Punctuation is derived from the Latin word punctum ( a point) meaning the right use of putting in Points or Stops in […]

One of the last items on the book publishing to-do list is to create the Acknowledgement Page  – the ‘Thank You’s to the team that assisted you in creating your masterpiece. Your family, friends and colleagues who supported you and encouraged you through the process. Your sources who may have carried out research, interviews or […]

An ISBN serves the same purpose for a book as your name does for you- assigning an identity. ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number. This 13 digit number makes your book easily accessible in libraries and makes distribution hassle free. All you need to do is contact the ISBN issuing authority in India. It […]

An oxymoron is a rhetorical figure of speech in which seemingly contradictory terms appear side by side. Writers often use oxymorons for a dramatic effect or to call attention to an apparent contradiction in the narration. They may also be used to add flavor to one’s speech or in an attempt to be cynical. On […]

Our book, Arte da Lingoa Canarim, found its way to Rome and, consequently, was reviewed in the Salesianum. It has been reproduced below for you to read.              Please click on the images for a larger image.

One frequent question that authors ask us concerns the cost of self-publishing. It is a fair question given that the authors foot the bill themselves and that many self-publishing companies advertise packages that indeed cost a lot. We have illustrated two books below that might give you a fair idea of what are the costs […]