Abbott Press News | Press Releases

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“Ergonomics for Home-Based Workers” Awarded the Abbott Press “Mark of Quality” Distinction

Sixth title is recognized with "Mark of Quality" distinction.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Dec. 30, 2013) - Abbott Press, a division of Writer’s Digest, is pleased to announce “Ergonomics for Home-Based Workers” by Marilyn Ekdahl Ravicz is the sixth title awarded the prestigious “Mark of Quality” distinction. Read More >>


Abbott Press Participates in the 2013 Writer's Digest Conference West

WD Self-Publishing Conference Makes Its West Coast debut with Panels Featuring Industry Thought Leaders

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Sept. 18, 2013) - Abbott Press, a division of Writer’s Digest, will be a prominent participant at the 2013 Writer’s Digest West Conference, September 27–29 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Read More >>


“Cliff of the Ruin” the Fifth Title Awarded the Abbott Press “Mark of Quality” Distinction

Author Bonnie McKernan’s Fictional Account of a Woman’s Otherworldly Return to Ireland to Search for a Man She Doesn’t Remember Marrying

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (July 17, 2013) - Abbott Press, a division of Writer’s Digest, is pleased to announce “Cliff of the Ruin” by Bonnie McKernan is the fifth title awarded the prestigious “Mark of Quality” distinction. The Mark of Quality is reserved for books published through Abbott Press that come highly recommended for style and literary merit by Writer’s Digest reviewers and is a celebrated achievement in the writing community and provides many benefits. Read More >>


Abbott Press to Display at 2013 Writer's Digest Conference East

Abbott Press, a division of Writer's Digest, will be feature at the 2013 Writer's Digest Conference East, April 5-7 at the Sheraton New York Hotel in New York City.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (April 1, 2013) - Abbott Press, a division of Writer's Digest - the oldest and most respected publisher devoted to the education and advancement of writers - will be featured at the 2013 Writer's Digest Conference East, April 5-7 at the Sheraton New York Hotel in New York City. Read More >>



“Into the Tornado of War” Receives Writer’s Digest’s “Mark of Quality”

James Genco’s Nonfiction Account of the American Civil War as Told by Soldiers from the Twenty-First Michigan Volunteer Infantry Was Selected for its Dramatic Storyline and Literary Merit

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Jan. 25, 2013) - Abbott Press, a division of Writer’s Digest, today announced author and historian James Genco’s “Into the Tornado of War” has been chosen to receive the prestigious “Mark of Quality” distinction. The Mark of Quality is reserved for books published through Abbott Press that come highly recommended for style and literary merit by Writer’s Digest reviewers.   Read more >> 



Author Solutions Senior Vice President to Speak at Writer’s Digest Conference West

Author and Marketing Professional Keith Ogorek will present “The Seven Secrets to Successful Self-Publishing” and will participate in the “Self-Publishing in the Real World” Panel

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (October 16, 2012) - Abbott Press, a division of Writer’s Digest, today announced that Keith Ogorek, senior vice president of global marketing at Author Solutions, Inc., will be a speaker and panelist at the 2012 Writer’s Digest Conference West on Oct. 19-21 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, Calif. Considered a thought leader in indie publishing, Ogorek provides a unique perspective on the industry. Read more >> 



Abbott Press Author K.C. Sherwood Shares Her Self-Publishing Success Story

Writer's Digest Releases Video Interview with K.C. Sherwood, Author of "Midnight at Moonglow's"

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Aug. 13, 2012) – Abbott Press, a division of Writer’s Digest, today released a captivating video interview with “Midnight at Moonglow’s” author K.C. Sherwood, in which she shares her experiences as a successful self-published author. Earlier this year Sherwood’s debut novel was recognized with the prestigious Writer’s Digest “Mark of Quality” distinction. Read more >>



'Mama's Shoes' Receives Writer's Digest's 'Mark of Quality'

Rebecca D. Elswick's Debut Novel Chosen for Its Compelling Storyline and Literary Merit

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (July 11, 2012) – Abbott Press, a division of Writer’s Digest, today announced author Rebecca D Elswick’s debut novel, “Mama’s Shoes,” has been chosen to receive the prestigious “Mark of Quality” distinction. The “Mark of Quality” is reserved for books published through Abbott Press that come highly recommended for style and literary merit by the Writer’s Digest editorial staff. Read more >>


'Midnight at Moonglow's' Receives Writer's Digest's 'Mark of Quality'

K.C. Sherwood's Captivating First YA Novel Chosen for Its Compelling Storyline and Literary Merit

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (April 19, 2012) – Abbott Press, a division of Writer’s Digest, today announced author K.C. Sherwood’s young-adult novel, “Midnight at Moonglow’s,” has been chosen to receive the prestigious “Mark of Quality” distinction. The “Mark of Quality” is reserved for books published through Abbott Press that come highly recommended for style and literary merit by the Writer’s Digest editorial staff. Read more >>



Writer’s Digest and Abbott Press Select First Ever 'Mark of Quality' Recipient

Charles Ota Heller’s Memoir, 'Prague: My Long Journey Home,' Chosen for its Powerful Prose and Literary Merit

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Feb. 6, 2012) – Abbott Press, a division of Writer’s Digest, today announced author Charles Ota Heller’s captivating memoir, “Prague: My Long Journey Home,” is the first book to receive its prestigious “Mark of Quality” distinction. The “Mark of Quality” is reserved for books published through Abbott Press that come highly recommended for style and literary merit by the Writer’s Digest editorial staff. Read more >>



Author Solutions Senior VP to Speak at Writer’s Digest Conference

Author and Marketing Professional Keith Ogorek will discuss 'The Seven Secrets of Successful Self-Published Authors' and will participate in the 'Navigating the World of Self-Publishing' Panel

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Jan. 17, 2012) – Abbott Press, a division of Writer’s Digest, today announced that Keith Ogorek, senior vice president of marketing at Author Solutions, Inc., will participate as both a speaker and panelist at the 2012 Writer’s Digest Conference. Considered a thought leader in the indie publishing space, Ogorek provides a unique perspective on the publishing industry.  He is the author of two books, “Eli the Stable Boy” and “A Clear View,” and writes and maintains “The Indie Book Writers Blog.” Read more >>



Abbott Press will be Participating Sponsor at Writer’s Digest Conference

Abbott Press will Provide Self-Publishing Information and Support to Authors at Annual Conference

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Jan. 17, 2012) – Abbott Press, a division of Writer’s Digest, today announced it will be a participating sponsor of the Writer’s Digest Conference, which is being held at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers in New York City on January 20–22. The three-day conference is designed to connect authors with influential agents, industry innovators and the creative minds that define the publishing world. Read more >>

 



Free Shipping Available for Abbott Press Bookstore Holiday Orders 

All Orders of $25 or more will Include Free Shipping to Locations Within the Continental United States

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Dec. 06, 2011) Abbott Press, the self-publishing division of Writer’s Digest, announced the Abbott Press Bookstore will be offering free shipping on orders made on or before December 16, 2011. The offer applies to all purchases of $25 or more and is only available for orders shipped within the continental United States. Read more >>

 



Abbott Press Releases Inaugural Title 'Real Men Can Wear Pink'

Self-Publishing Alliance of Writer’s Digest and Author Solutions, Inc., helping writers improve their work and realize their dreams of getting published.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (July 08, 2011) Abbott Press—the self-publishing division of Writer’s Digest—has released its inaugural title, Real Men Can Wear Pink, by Shawn Hutchinson of Buford, Ga. The motivational book calls for men to appreciate life and to influence other young men to make a difference. Read more >>

 



Writer’s Digest Partners with Author Solutions Inc. to Launch Self-Publishing Division – Abbott Press

Strategic Partnership Provides Writers a Platform to Improve Their Craft and Get Published 

NEW YORK CITY (Jan. 22, 2010) – Writer’s Digest, the oldest and most respected media company dedicated to the advancement of writers, announced today it is partnering with the leading self-publishing company, Author Solutions, Inc., (ASI), to launch Abbott Press—a self-publishing division. Named in honor of Richard K. Abbott, the legendary Writer’s Digest editor, Abbott Press is devoted to helping writers improve their work and realize their dreams of getting published. Read more >>