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phyllis-zimbler-miller's picture
Jul.18.2012
After publishing my ebook TOP TIPS FOR HOW TO MARKET YOUR BOOK ON AMAZON AND FACEBOOK, I have been spending time utilizing my own advice. The result of my efforts? I have discovered the opportunities on Amazon are even more complicated than I had previously thought. First, a shoutout to...
lucinda-blumenfeld's picture
Jul.16.2012
  It sounds like an oxymoron. But as a follow up to our fairly grim outlook on book advances, I wanted to shine a potential bright light: a possible everybody-wins solution to the financial dilemmas facing both authors and their publishers today. Last week, I spoke with an...
phyllis-zimbler-miller's picture
Jul.12.2012
I have no proof of what I am about to say; I only have what I am observing. Yet I think this is worthwhile enough to share with other authors. At this point I have four Kindle nonfiction ebooks and three Kindle fiction ebooks on Amazon. Five of the seven titles are KDP Select at the moment (...
dale-estey's picture
Jul.12.2012
So, maybe those who choose to actually read a book are getting their jollies in a more rarefied manner. With Sixty Shades of Grey outselling Harry Potter and all else in its path, here are the passages most in demand by those who read it on a Kindle through Amazon. There are also links to the most...
bob-mustin's picture
Jun.26.2012
For some time now, I've maintained exactly what this article indicates about both Amazonreviews and those by the pros. To get an accurate take on a book from Amazon's reviews, trash over half of the near-perfect reviews and all the totally bad reviews, and you'll come up with a pretty good...
iain-mavro-coggins's picture
Jun.19.2012
As of this morning, you may now purchase Lost Apple at Amazon. This may be a more comfortable alternative for those who are more familiar with Amazon than other online book retailers. And, since I have fielded the question numerous times, you do not need to a Kindle, nor even an e-reader to...
sherry-parnell's picture
Jun.06.2012
If you’ve been to NYC then you know you can find them, the vendors in Canal Street and set-up near subways selling “designer” merchandise.  Coach, Louis Vuitton, and Kate Spade styled handbags and accessories can be purchased for a bargain price if you don’t mind a modified label.  And...
jm-cornwell's picture
May.19.2012
Everything changes and yet everything stays the same. Seems like an oxymoron. In publishing, that is exactly what it is -- an oxymoron. The more things change, the more publishers seek to maintain the status quo, scaring authors into believing there are nothing more than an unimportant cog in the...
steven-belanger's picture
May.15.2012
photo: Jackson the Greyhound, happy to be out for a walk   A short nonfiction piece, titled "Someone to Come Home to," about how my life improved when I adopted a greyhound, was published recently in an anthology, now available on Amazon at this link.  If you're interested in real...
jm-cornwell's picture
May.10.2012
While you've been toiling away on your next novel, your agent has been busy, but not in the usual sense. Your agent has been colluding with the Big 6 publishers in their struggle with the Dept. of Justice (DOJ) over ebook pricing. Your agent has been working to shore up the Big 6 publishers' case...