Tag Archives: ebooks

Updated: Resources for Authors, Editors & Indie Publishers

I have updated my web page Resources for Authors, Editors & Indie Publishers. It includes my latest presentation “Using Social Media for Promoting Your Book: The Why, Where, When and How” — this is an introductory overview, with links to … Continue reading

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Amazon vs. the Cartel

Carolyn Kellogg makes several excellent observations [What Amazon’s e-book numbers are and aren’t telling you, Los Angeles Times, Aug. 4, 2014] regarding a recent blog post from Amazon. Yes, Amazon leans toward hyperbole. However, there is substance to the underlying … Continue reading

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Amazon Rep’s Advice to Writers: Hire a Professional Editor

Music to my ears: When Thom Kephart, Community Outreach  Manager for Amazon.com, spoke to the Publishers + Writers of San Diego on January 25, he hammered home his most critical bit of advice to authors: Hire a professional editor. “I’ve … Continue reading

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Good Yule, Best Wishes for Happiness in 2014

Good Yule December 20, 2013 Good Yule . . . and may you smile more, laugh longer and attain new heights of happiness in the New Year. Thank you, again, for your support, encouragement and kind words for my book, … Continue reading

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“Dare I Call It Murder?” #3 in Amazon’s Top Rated True Accounts, #8 in Memoir

Not sure what to say about this other than I am taken aback by the great reception my book has received since its launch on July 9. Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss  is #3 in … Continue reading

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Books: April Sales Down for Adult, Children; Ebooks Biggest Sellers

A literary agent last night poo-pooed ebooks, essentially saying demand has leveled off and is even showing signs of dropping. Why is tradPub in such denial about the evolution of the book publishing industry? Sales figures from Association of American … Continue reading

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Book Update, First Monthiversary: Dare I Call It Murder?

Book Update Dare I Call It Murder? August 10, 2013 First Monthiversary Marking the first monthiversary of the release of my book, I offer you all a heartfelt THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! Your support, your positive reviews, and … Continue reading

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