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Bigleyj

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I want to write a book
« on: July 03, 2018, 06:38:35 AM »
Hi All,

I've decided that I want to write a book about the first 3 1/2 years of my experience with Sjogrens.  The good, bad and ugly.

What I want to do is format it a bit like a diary. I want to sell it and after covering printing costs donate the proceeds two ways
, half to Sjogrensworld and the other half to my workplace which is a not for profit community centre (and we are struggling financially).

Any thoughts? I think printing will cost approx $5 per book and thinking of selling for $15 per book. Australian $.

Keep smiling
Sjogrens Jo ☺

Female, 44 Yrs, Victoria, Australia. 
Diagnosed SJS Nov 2014, diagnosed skin-only Lupus Dec 2014, overactive thyroid medicated since 2011.
 plaquenil, carbimazole, escitalopram (esipram), second generation oral saliwell stent, vitamin D.
Came off low dose Valium mid-2015 😀

BMR777

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Re: I want to write a book
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2018, 06:58:07 PM »
Why not sell it on Amazon as an e-book?

I had looked into Self-Publishing a book quite a few years ago and for printing I don't remember how much it cost, but I do remember there were minimum quantities and it seemed expensive.  Maybe things have changed now, but now with Amazon and digital books it's probably a lot easier than having a physical book printed.

Although there's something about having that hard copy...  ;)

vrystaat

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Re: I want to write a book
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2018, 10:05:07 AM »
Excellent idea! Go for it.
Sjogrens;Polymyositis;Polyneuropathy;Gastritis;GERD, Autonomic Neuropathy, Neurological complications, Trigeminal Neuralgia,Gamma 3 globulin low;Multiple infections;Brain fog; Ocular problems - blepharitis, scleritiis, dry eye,severe eye pain. Possible Inclusion body Myositis.Currently Endstage

Bigleyj

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Re: I want to write a book
« Reply #3 on: July 06, 2018, 05:56:23 PM »
Thanks... working on it.  ☺

Moderators... will it be ok to mention sjogrensworld in the book?
Female, 44 Yrs, Victoria, Australia. 
Diagnosed SJS Nov 2014, diagnosed skin-only Lupus Dec 2014, overactive thyroid medicated since 2011.
 plaquenil, carbimazole, escitalopram (esipram), second generation oral saliwell stent, vitamin D.
Came off low dose Valium mid-2015 😀

Linda196

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Re: I want to write a book
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2018, 03:26:33 AM »
I will ask the staff for a consensus and let you know.
Please check out our home page at http://www.sjogrensworld.org/index.html {{INCLUDES A LINK TO AMAZON SHOPPING!!}}
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Bigleyj

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Re: I want to write a book
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2018, 03:20:18 PM »
Great, thanks. ☺
Female, 44 Yrs, Victoria, Australia. 
Diagnosed SJS Nov 2014, diagnosed skin-only Lupus Dec 2014, overactive thyroid medicated since 2011.
 plaquenil, carbimazole, escitalopram (esipram), second generation oral saliwell stent, vitamin D.
Came off low dose Valium mid-2015 😀