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See and hear from many, many of Xlibris’ thousands of self-published authors talk about their books or show what the self-publishing experience was like for them.

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After all, here at Xlibris Publishing, it’s all about our authors.

J.R. Gonzalez

J.R. Gonzalez is the author of Opened Windows, Esmeralda's Web, The Lingstroms, and Servant of Evil. He shares how the inspiration for his books comes from watching classic horror films and talks about why he chose to self-publish with Xlibris.

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Francisco Ojeda

Xlibris author Francisco Ojeda talks about The Spirits of Al Faw, why he wrote the book, and how he chose to self-publish with Xlibris.

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Paula and Tommie Artis

Xlibris Authors Paula and Tommie Artis have published two books through Xlibris, O God Strengthen Our Hands and Marriage Beyond the Bed. In this video the couple share their experience publishing with Xlibris.

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Michael Schultz

Xlibris Author Michael J. Schultz has released his new book, the action and conspiracy thriller The Vela Project. In this video he wants to share his experience self-publishing with Xlibris.

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Deborah Day

Deborah Day’s Be Happy Now! helps readers to become more proactive in taking charge of their lives, with tools to develop themselves both physically and psychologically.

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Mathew Knowles

Renowned talent manager and father of Beyoncé, Mathew Knowles, brings his knowledge and experience about professional development to readers in The DNA of Achievers.

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Joseph Cronin

Joseph Cronin challenges managers and aspiring ones to manage themselves first before they can effectively manage others. His book “Theory You” is a revolutionary management guide that has a more personal approach than Theory X or Theory Y, daring professionals to go beyond the daily grind and occupy the coveted corner office.

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Hemenway Stevens

The hopes and dreams of a fledgling theatre company as told by a toy elephant who has had the good fortune to be bought at a New York City flea market by a gentleman of a certain age.

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Jonathan Kuhn

Nature bestows exceptional athletic abilities to very few. Babe Ruth, Jessie Owens and Tiger Woods come to mind. Mark Fein is such an individual and the story traces his rise to fame and fortune.

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Timothy Pychyl

“The Procrastinator’s Digest: A Concise Guide to Solving the Procrastination Puzzle” by Timothy Pychyl looks into our tendency to dillydally and suggests strategies to deal with this problem. Pychyl is also among Xlibris’ accomplished authors whose books have been acquired by a traditional publisher.

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Bob Battersby

Bob has written this book as a tribute to the people of an era in our nation's history. The events in the book are seen through the eyes of the pre-teen boys living on Long Island, New York, in the late 1930s and early forties.

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Vanessa Townsend

Drawing her literary inspiration from her daughter, Xlibris author Vanessa Townsend has written her children’s book pentalogy “What’s in Molly’s …” series. Vanessa also commends Xlibris for providing her with a variety of publishing packages, as well as the opportunity to reach international market.

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Roger Williams

Turn Back Blow is a fictional tale depicting animal cruelty and its ensuing poetic justice. Author Roger Williams was inspired to write and publish his book after seeing a Jamaican news clip of two men mistreating a helpless mongrel dog. This prompted him to do his part to protect animal rights.

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