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One. Step. At. A. Time.

There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t see the following threads…   (1)   $2.99 or $0.99 (2)   Should (or How Do) I Make My Book Free?   Each time I see this, I shake my head a … Continue reading

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Four Days Off Changed My Life

Four days off. What did I learn? What did I do? Well, it’s be a wild month for me, personally. But the personal details aren’t important. It’s the writing that is. And write I did. I’m really excited for the … Continue reading

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Soul Survivors, an anthology coming soon!

Today I’m talking with Shawn Riddle about the upcoming anthology from Knightwatch Press, Soul Survivors… And come on, we need to embrace anthologies more.  Being able to read so many great authors in one place, under one theme is a … Continue reading

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Time to exhale.

Wow, have the KindleBoard thread been going wild… there’s two posts that are sticking out. One is about too much “crap” being on Amazon.  The second is about Amazon making changes, thus crippling September sales. I can’t speak to either … Continue reading

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The fight is in the price…

I’m tired.  I’m tired of the notion that indies are killing traditional publishing.  And this invisible fight of crap going on… let’s get real.   This isn’t like the car business.  When someone buys a car, it’s a one time … Continue reading

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Rent an ebook from Amazon? Maybe.

Amazon makes headlines again because they are going to be introducing a service something similar to NetFlix… for a set fee, you “rent” ebooks.   Interesting, maybe.  But it has a lot of growing to do.  First off, Amazon said … Continue reading

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CJ Archer breaks 1,000 sales in a single month!

I know last month I had some heavy hitters on my blog selling 40,000 ebooks and 60,000 ebooks… but what about those who are just breaking the small milestones? I’ve been hitting small marks myself, which is a great feeling, … Continue reading

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Fear and Luck, with a Conversation to go.

This has been an interesting weekend for myself. I realize my blog sat lonely, unloved.  Sorry about that. I finished up a new horror story written under my pen name, Jack Roth.  It’s for the upcoming Hundred to Home anthology, … Continue reading

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3

3 weeks from fall starting. 3 months from Christmas. 3 more books from me before the calendar turns to 2012. What are your plans for the rest of the year? And yes, it’s only September 2.  Let’s not get carried … Continue reading

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Another part of me.

I’ve taken to my job as an author and as a publisher seriously.  I feel I’ve been given this chance right now, to attack my dream.  I’m holding it, and I won’t let it go. For those who know me, understand … Continue reading

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