International Talk Like a Pirate Day is the Perfect Time to Publish
September 19th, 2009 [Raleigh, NC] - Yo-ho-ho! Lulu.com, the marketplace for digital content, is hailing all lads and lasses to visit Lulu.com this September 19th in celebration of International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLPD). With over 1 million self-published books available and the ability to publish something yourself, who knows what kind of treasure you might find!
ITLPD has really started to catch on since it was created 15 years ago but did you know it was started by two self-published Lulu authors? Mark “Cap’n Slappy” Summers and John “Ol’Chumbucket” Baur, along with several others have books featured on Lulu.com that tell tales of adventure on the high-seas. Books like The Maracaibo Caper and The Sao Paolo Caper form an ongoing series following the crew of “The Festering Boil.” “I am going back through your...Caper books [and] I gotta tell ya, they are great” says Lulu reader Robert Blair. On Lulu, users can find historical books like “Pirates of the Great Lakes” by Greg and Nancy Haggart or even children’s books like “Petey and the Mean Pirates” by Donna Bennett.
Lulu’s new compact (5.25 x 3.5”) and wallet-sized (3.75x2.5”) Mini-Books can be customized for any project like a travel book with a treasure map or on-the-go photos, making them perfect for a sea-farers and land-lovers alike! Beyond that, the Lulu Studio (TM) makes it easy to create personalized photo books, cards, and calendars. It is free to publish and Lulu’s free storefronts make it simple to share creations with family, friends electronically or in print. You are the author, so the possibilities are endless.
ITLPD is the perfect time to get creative and let your inner scalawag out! With over two million registered users, and two million site visitors each month, Lulu is changing the world of publishing by enabling authors to publish their work themselves for free with complete editorial and copyright control and empowers them to sell directly to their customers and the rest of the Lulu.com global marketplace. With free web storefronts, social networking and service offerings, and global distribution, Lulu authors are fully supported to profit from their work. After all, you’ll need something to put in that chest you’re burying!