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They raised $165K with Kickstarter and they turned to Blurb to print their how-to book and recipes
in Self-Publishing

They raised $165K with Kickstarter and they turned to Blurb to print their how-to book and recipes

Inspired by the New York Times’ famous article on no-knead bread-making technique – Sharon and Ted Burdett of Strand Design in Chicago decided to improve on it by creating their own cast-iron oven to go inside a home oven. To fund it, they successfully created the Fourneau Oven Kickstarter campaign and raised $165,000. They also wanted to deliver a gorgeous how-to guide and recipe book...

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02 Dec 2015
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in Creative Corner

The Journey of Creating A Family Cookbook

During her last semester in school, New York’s Hesiona Celo did three hard things at once: She taught herself how to cook her family’s recipes, how to shoot food photography, and how to let go of what she had been taught in school and to focus on her heart. And she did all of this in one semester for her senior thesis. It’s really a...

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11 Nov 2015
Want your family’s recipes all in one place? Rachel Kellerman can show you how.
in Author Spotlight, Behind the Book

Want your family’s recipes all in one place? Rachel Kellerman can show you how.

With the holidays just around the corner, the way people use Blurb to share their stories is top of mind. Which is why we’re so happy to share Rachel Kellerman’s book, The Comforts of Home, and the process of making it with you. How did your project begin? The project first began as an assignment in a college class I was taking at the time....

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05 Nov 2015
Behind the Scenes with Kickstarter’s Maris Kreizman
in Self-Publishing

Behind the Scenes with Kickstarter’s Maris Kreizman

At Blurb, we’re huge fans of Kickstarter, and for good reason. It’s an amazing platform that lets our creative authors get their projects out of their heads and into the world. (And being successful with Kickstarter is easier than you think.) To get more insight, we turned to Kickstarter’s Publishing Outreach Leader, Maris Kreizman to learn about what makes a successful publishing project with Kickstarter....

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27 Oct 2015
Author Spotlight: Molly Carroll
in Author Spotlight

Author Spotlight: Molly Carroll

When Molly Carroll, a therapist in Bend Oregon, decided that she wanted to share her story of overcoming the obstacles that werekeeping her from the life she wanted to have, she faced the same challenges that many indie authors have—but she didn’t have to go it alone. She knew that she wanted both a printed book and an ebook in order to reach the broadest audience...

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