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The Kindle version of “Hog Valley” is now at a reduced price!

The Kindle version of my 2nd novel, “Hog Valley”, will be available for purchase at the reduced price of $.99 from 19 November through 26 November. Please let your friends know! Pass it on! Here’s the link: http://www.amazon.com/Valley-Terry-Rankin-Gary-Showalter-ebook/dp/B004478FW0/ref=sr_1_3?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1384700166&sr=1-3&keywords=gary+showalter

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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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Free download of “The Big Bend” for your Kindle

My first Terry Rankin novel, “The Big Bend”, is now available for a free download (Kindle version only, of course). Click on the following link to go to the book page on Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/The-Big-Bend-ebook/dp/B0035G0722/ref=tmm_kin_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1344614628&sr=8-3 This free download promotion runs from … 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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Kindle vs Nook vs Sony vs etc. There’s a real battle going on

  Sooner or later the real winner will be the consumer. We’ve seen this before; the first time I recall was VHS vs. Betamax tapes. Even the CD and DVD weren’t immune, and don’t get me started on digital movie … Continue reading

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Kindle vs Nook vs Sony vs etc. There’s a real battle going on

  Sooner or later the real winner will be the consumer. We’ve seen this before; the first time I recall was VHS vs. Betamax tapes. Even the CD and DVD weren’t immune, and don’t get me started on digital movie … Continue reading

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