Tag Archives: Amazon.com

Publishing Monopoly?

I’m not as “hooked” into the whole publishing angst like I used to be, and to be frank about it, I’m glad I’m not. I’m tired of the same old arguments…tired of the animosities…and how much of it what is … Continue reading

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Incredible Voice Review!

Writer friend Karen Albright Lin, who is a freelance editor, public speaker, screenwriter, and writing instructor—and is very “hard to please”—wrote up the following kick-ass review of Voice. It floored me. Thank you, Karen! 5.0 out of 5 stars Tangy … Continue reading

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Going Indie—What I’ve Learned (So Far)—Part 11

It’s truly never-ending. When you’re doing everything yourself—and by “yourself” I do mean having a team, but though you do have a team, you’re still in charge—you never really get a break. And that’s okay, because, in this instance, it … Continue reading

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Going Indie—What I’ve Learned (So Far)—Part 9

Taxes. Note to IRS: Writing is NOT a hobby to me. We had our taxes done this past week, and, once again, I got hit with the standard spiel about “Hobby/Loss” rules. About my pitiful pittance of so-called “profit.” Why? … Continue reading

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Going Indie—What I’ve Learned (So Far)—Part 8

Wow, could things get any busier? I have been pushing more of the social media thing, the past month or two, at the expense of working on my manuscript-in-progress, Psychic, and kinda “burning the candle at both ends.” It gets … Continue reading

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Amazon.com Against the World!

I watched a recent interview on 60 Minutes with Jeff Bezos, of Amazon.com fame, and it was most interesting. Once again, it showed the forward thinking aspect of the Amazon.com Mindset. No wonder traditional businesses hate them! Why? Because traditional … Continue reading

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Uninvited Blurbs Reinstated to Paperback

I just received and approved the physical proof of The Uninvited, with the blurbs reinstated to the front matter. This updated version may be immediately purchased at the CreateSpace site, or in about 5-7 days, at Amazon.com and other outlets: … Continue reading

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