Rosemary Augustine formed Blue Spruce Publishing in 1991 as a Colorado Corporation. Today, Rosemary and Blue Spruce Publishing are headquartered in Melbourne, Florida. The Company publishes books authored by Rosemary Augustine, Vince Gallagher and Flora McCarty. Topics include creative writing, cat humor, cat poetry, various types of journals, career advancement, memoirs and civil war history. Rosemary also facilitates a monthly online self publishing group offering conference calls and webinars to help writers and authors navigate the business of publishing.
Rosemary’s first book, Facing Changes in Employment, was published in 1995 and she continues to publish works on multiple publishing platforms. Her books can be found on Amazon, at Barnes and Noble, NookPress, Smashwords and Amazon Kindle. Or books can be ordered directly from this website – either on a retail or wholesale basis.
While living in Colorado in the 1990s, Rosemary Augustine was very active in the independent publishing community. Former President of Colorado Independent Publishers Association, Rosemary was often a speaker at the Rocky Mountain Book Festival and The Aspen Writer’s Conference on the topic of self publishing. In 2000, Rosemary released her 2nd book, How To Live & Work Your Passion.
When Rosemary relocated to NJ/PA area in 2001, she continued to write, though she did not publish any works for 12 years. In 2012 she released her 3rd book 365 Days of Creative Writing and a year later released 3 more. She continues to publish multiple books each year since.
In 2012, Rosemary formed a MeetUp.com group called “Self Publishing for Writers” and the group met monthly in Wayne, Pennsylvania. The group continues to meet periodically under new leadership after she relocated to Florida in 2015. During the 3+ years that she facilitated the group, more than half the members published books. Beginning in 2016, Rosemary began hosting monthly group meetings on self publishing. Learn more at the Self Publishing Group tab on this website. And, please join her email list to receive information on upcoming teleconferences and industry news.
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Keep writing! Because one day, you will publishing a book.
Warmest Writing Regards,
Rosemary Augustine – Author & Publisher