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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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Hachette v. Amazon

Well, I’m sure this’ll make me extra popular, but I find this annoyance and anger with Amazon amusing. Really, we’re dumping on Amazon? Aren’t we also ignoring all the ills of the Traditional Publishing world, with stuff like, oh, yeah: … 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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Chain Reviews and World Conquest

I had this idea while walking, yesterday, in the quickly growing darkness of our recent Daily Saving (not “savings“) time change: Chain reviews. Oh, and World Conquest. I did an Internet search and didn’t find the term “chain reviews” there, … Continue reading

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Going Indie—What I’ve Learned (So Far)—Part 7

I don’t mean to be getting ahead of myself, here, but I just have to say that ERO is getting great reviews by those who have read it. It’s not yet selling huge, because of my restricted ability to promote … Continue reading

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