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Amazon vs Indie Authors? Not.

I have read a few blogs on this recently. (http://www.derekhaines.ch/vandal/2012/11/self-published-authors-get-ready-youre-being-dumped/  &  http://blog.smashwords.com/2012/11/amazon-grinch-who-stole-christmas.html ) about how Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (https://kdp.amazon.com/self-publishing/signin ) is using indie authors to seize a greater market share while they work to punish those same authors by … Continue reading

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Sorry to crowd your day with another post…

  I’ve been posting stuff all week long, and today I am posting twice. I hope this does not bore any of you to tears. Especially because I seem to have gained a few readers with my post this morning … Continue reading

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Free Kindle download of “Twisted Key” and a new “Lonesome Cove” excerpt

  Good morning, everyone! Please pass on to your friends and neighbors with Kindles that my third novel, “Twisted Key”, will be available for Free download on 7 and 8 April. Here’s the product page link on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Twisted-Key-The-Bend-ebook/dp/B004YDQ5VW/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1333445907&sr=8-2 Be … Continue reading

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I’ve got a plan…

  Unfortunately, so does everyone else. At least, anyone with half a brain has some sort of plan. The big advantage I’ve got is that my plans are based on knowledge and hard-won experience. You know, the sort where you … Continue reading

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I’ve spent the last few weeks organizing my thoughts

  And now I find that I have several left over that don’t relate to anything I’m working on now. Mostly,  they have to do with my life; unfortunately, I don’t really have a life worth mentioning, so I’ll just … Continue reading

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I bought a Kindle, and I feel like a traitor

  I’m not exactly sure what or who I might have betrayed, though.  Maybe I just feel like I’ve let my side down. But I’ve had my novels selling on both Kindle and Nook for about a year, and I … Continue reading

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Writing is business, business is war, and I’m in a hell of a fight

  I’ve got 3 novels in the market now. In case you haven’t noticed we are in a ‘down’ economy, and it’s likely to get even worse before it gets any better. And I see the results in every royalty … Continue reading

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