Tag Archives: indie publishing

We’re coming back…

So, I’ve been having fun on my other blog… creating days like Chocolate Milk Tuesday and Pink Floyd Wednesday, but I still want to talk about writing… I have to because I’m a writer. And over there, things get a … Continue reading

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Stephen King, tacos, and running your own business.

The talk of self-publishing taking over.   *sigh*   *yawm*   I’m over it.  You should be too.  Anyone who spends more than thirty seconds reading this particular post or any post on why indie’s will take over or how … Continue reading

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Back into horror we go

So I’ve been hard at work this past week getting my next horror book, The Floors, done.  Can’t say when it’ll be live to world, still has a long way to go, but writing it has been fun… and somewhat … Continue reading

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Amazon allows Kindle lending…

Before we go crazy, let’s talk…   Amazon is now lending Kindle books.   Holy crap, that sucks.  Right?  It’s over now, again.  We’re dead in the water.  Time to pack it up, polish off the resume, and hit the … Continue reading

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eBook sales rise, duh. Paperback… not sure

I love paper.  I love paperback books.  I hold them.  I cuddle them.  I smell their pages… don’t lie, you do too. But the ebook format has swept in and is not going away.  With it comes a new rush … Continue reading

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It’s NaNo time… almost.

Thinking NaNoWriMo…   Are you doing it this year?  If so, why?  If not, why?   Those are fair questions.  The thought of writing 50,000 words a day may seem wild and crazy, but it’s not that bad.  The hard … Continue reading

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Looking beyond Amazon

You all know how much I enjoy Amazon… as a company, as an innovator, the whole package.  I enjoy them and what they’ve done – and it’s not all related to publishing.    While Amazon is the biggest kid on … Continue reading

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Two points to make.

I had a rant planned, but I gave up on it.  I prefer to stay calm, here in the now, and enjoy life.  So I’m going to make two honest points here and let you all be.  I hope you … Continue reading

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eTLC feature The Devil’s Weekend!

This is a cool, new site.  And for my authors out there, they are offering their listings free for the moment.  So get on it. Taken from their site: Use eTLC to discover the work of independent (indie) authors. The … Continue reading

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Staring Down Editing

It’s a funny thing, editing, that is.  Our first draft, once finalized, in our minds is the masterpiece of a lifetime.  We can read it a dozen times or so after writing that first sentence and marvel at what have … Continue reading

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