Category Archives: e-publishing

Can Job and New York’s Gay Marriage Bill

So this cracks me up. One of my characters in Can Job — the heroine’s best friend — is gay, and in one of the first scenes in the book Taylor joins her at a protest related to a gay … Continue reading

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In praise of authorial intrusion

An author ought to consider himself, not as a gentleman who gives a private or eleemosynary treat, but rather as one who keeps a public ordinary, at which all persons are welcome for their money. — opening sentence in the … Continue reading

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Can Job is now on Smashwords, Amazon, Barnes and Noble

Slowly, slowly making progress!!! I’ve now uploaded my first indie-published novel, Can Job, to Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and now Smashwords. Cost is $2.99. It’s only available as an ebook now, but soon I’ll have a print edition out as … Continue reading

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my novel on sale, friends & family price

I’ve pubbed my novel on Kindle, and set an initial price of 99 cents. Can Job It’s a plate of humorous satire with a side helping of romance. Here’s the description: Rocco Pinnoccho’s career is on the corporate fast track. … Continue reading

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Would you join an ebook review exchange club?

I have an idea to help new ebook writers (novelists, to start) get reviews on places like Amazon and B&N. Here’s how it would work. A writer with a published e-novel would submit a review copy to me. The writer … Continue reading

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The coming nonfiction e-tsunami. Watch out for floating “Babe Ruth bars.”

Website Magazine cites a research report from Yankee Group that estimates ebook sales will reach $2.7 billion in sales in 2013. That’s compared to $313 million two years ago, in 2009. Quite the leap. Average prices, meanwhile are expected to … Continue reading

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New Kindle feature a soft sell tool for writers?

Article on the MSNBC Technoblog by Wilson Rothman leads with the news that the next Kindle OS is going to support “real” page numbers. That’s a good thing — but what really caught my interest is another upcoming new feature, … Continue reading

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So I haven’t been blogging about the writing biz lately

Because I’ve been mostly writing — for my job during the day, and on evenings & weekends my personal WIPs. But I have to say I am so grateful to folks like JA Konrath and Dean Wesley Smith, who have … Continue reading

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