Getting that book published -- finally

10 minutes

•  Vito Altavilla tells how he did it

•  “It’s more like you’re a chronicler of an age

(Total Recorded Time is 13:12)

Lots of people think they’ve got a book inside of them but few do anything about it.

Vito Altavilla of Cincinnati had a book inside, too, but he has done something about it.  He has used a self-publisher to get his book, “It Began in Brooklyn,” edited and published.

“If it’s nonfiction, just tell the truth,” he says. “When you start writing … you’re writing your life’s experience.  It’s more like you’re a chronicler of an age.”

Mr. Altavilla offers some tips from his experience for those thinking about writing their first book in this Bizgnus audio and video podcast.

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Mr. Altavilla says he was a street-wise kid growing up in 1940s Brooklyn, New York.  He went on to a career that saw him working as a chemical research engineer for 22 years in Montreal, finally returning to the U.S. as his children entered college. Now retired, he lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, finishing a screenplay based on his book.

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