News — promotion

Jane Austen Knits contest winner

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Congrats are in order for Rebecca, the winner of our Jane Austen Knits ad contest. If you missed out, don't worry, I'm sure we'll do another contest like this one in the future. Grab a copy of Jane Austen Knits and check out the classifieds. This ad told you what to do: ...then the clues were scattered inside the classifieds. You not only had to play along to get the clues, but you also had to get all the questions right, and then be randomly chosen among everyone with correct answers! So congratulations, Rebecca! We hope you enjoy your prize...

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Why you should join our mailing list

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I know your inbox is full, I do! You should see mine. But here's a few reasons why you might want to consider joining the other subscribers on our mailing list. 1. Keeping costs down. It's much better to email people who already know who we are and what we're about than it is to spend money on print ads when we have a new book out. Keeping costs down directly benefits CP and its authors, which allows us to create even better things for you. 2. We've upgraded our mailing list system. If you're a long time subscriber, re-enter...

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TNNA giveaway / indie publishing poll

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June TNNA is probably the biggest event of the knit-professional's calendar every year, and although it is a ton of fun, it is also a ton of WORK! It's particularly joyous when you can pack in some extra time with friends and colleagues where you don't feel like you're "on the clock." For the past few years, Marly Bird of Yarn Thing has been throwing a big party for designers that fills that particular need. This year was even bigger and better than usual, since Marly and her fabulous assistant Jolene lined up some spectacular sponsors! XRX/Stitches, Namaste, you name...

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Why Your Favorite Indie Books Need You, by Diane Gilleland

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Diane Gilleland writes about crafting, business, the internet, and other splendidly geeky things at CraftyPod.com. She's also been known to publish an indie book or two herself, and today she's written a guest post for Cooperative Press on a topic dear to our hearts... Why Your Favorite Indie Books Need You Stop me if you've heard this one: publishing is changing mightily. On the one hand, this state of affairs is creating a whole new breed of indie publisher - and this is amazing. Cooperative Press is a stellar example - books by a professional crafter, written for professional crafters....

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