Tag Archives: Kindle

Loose Dogs, On Sale Now! $3.99!

Very excited here — today’s the big day! The ebook version of Loose Dogs is officially available from: Smashwords Amazon Barnes & Noble    Looking to save a couple dollars? I don’t blame you! Sign up for my e-newsletter and … Continue reading

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#bestreads2011 Blog Hop. Kindleriffic!

Thanks to John Wiswell for hosting this blog hop! Please go visit his blog for more #bestreads2011. Here are mine :-) A Classic Portrait of a Lady. One of the great things about my Kindle is that there are so … Continue reading

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Booking Through Thursdays. Mama don’t take my e-reader away.

Today’s BTT prompt: E-readers like the Kindle and iPad are sweeping the nation … do you have one? Do you like it? Do you find it changes your reading/buying habits? If you don’t have one, do you plan to? Yes, … Continue reading

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“When Libby . . .” A romance novel. Sort of.

Like many of us writers, I’ve finished more than one novel — if by “finished” you mean there are files on my hard drive with lots of words in them. I’ve also done what “they” advise writers to do: after … Continue reading

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How to Rate a Kindle Book

Earlier this year I posted about a capability Amazon added to Kindle, that allows readers to rate Kindle books. At the time I imagined that the new functionality would be fairly straightforward — i.e. there would be a little button … Continue reading

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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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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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Macmillan raising royalties on ebooks . . .

. . . to 25 percent of net. (Link is to a letter on the Macmillan website from CEO John Sargent.) By which we can surmise that there’s some nervousness out there. Maybe writers are getting restless about the size … Continue reading

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