Tag Archives: ebook

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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Guest post today.

Today I’m over on Coming Down the Mountain talking about marketing. Big thanks to Karen for approaching me.  We had talked for the past month or so about guest posting, so I’m happy to see this post live! http://karenjonesgowen.blogspot.com/2011/10/marketing-for-insecure-writers.html?spref=tw

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A great way to start the week.

When I type right here, right now, on this blog, I’m staring at a screen.  It’s hard to imagine any of you out there reading this… but I know you do because the stats tell me, as do the subscriptions. … Continue reading

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Amazon Fire, new Kindles, life is great.

The game is on. Amazon not only came out and released their Kindle Fire to sort-of compete with the iPad but they also released a new line of Kindles.  And that line begins with a $79 Kindle.  Yes, that’s right, … Continue reading

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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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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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