Category Archives: The Business of Writing

The Odds and Sods of my Life

Oh, how I wish I had one. A Life, I mean. In a very technical sense of the word I suppose I do; for example; I’m still breathing, and mobile, and I can carry on a conversation (as long as … Continue reading

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A Brief and To-The-Point Note from My Narrator/Producer

Neill D. Hicks, the man who narrated and produced the audiobook versions of “The Big Bend” and “Hog Valley”, sent me the following to post for you: A Note From the Narrator Transformational Products Gary and I have been producing … Continue reading

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A correction to my last post, if you please

In the first section of my previous post I wrote about recovering my rights to distribute the audiobook versions of my first two novels (The Big Bend and Hog Valley) from Amazon, Audible and iTunes. It might be that you … Continue reading

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Reality Bites, and Other Interesting Bits

Oh, yes it does. It saddens me to announce the following; I have to increase the price on the Kindle versions of my novels by $1.25. This will take effect in short order. It is not greed that drives this … Continue reading

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On Marketing Your Books

I’ve never been one to learn things the easy way; the school environment just taught me to hate the school environment. I learn best by doing a bit of research – talking to people and asking questions, mainly, and then … Continue reading

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Comments to a reader on Kristen Lamb’s new blog post

One of my readers, Cindy, who is also a new friend, sent me an email about Kristen Lamb’s recent post (titled “Five Mistakes KILLING Self-Published Authors” ) this morning, and asked if I agree with what she had to say. Here’s … Continue reading

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New Markets for Old Content

That title covers not only your book, but the ‘Content’ of your book; all that text that lies between the covers. What you actually market when you sell a copy of your book IS the Content, and as the fairly … Continue reading

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