How can a self-published writer get into a bookstore or library? It takes a lot of effort, as this week's Publishers Weekly describes. You have to take books in hand, plus a sell sheet, and visit the buyer at the bookstore, or the librarian in charge of collections. You'll have a better chance of getting in if you integrate yourself in the local book community, by teaching writing at the local library for example.
Now you can see why Barlow Books value our sales and distribution partners in Canada and the U.S. They do the selling for you!