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daniel-horne's picture
Apr.29.2012
Just updated theFreedom Road Publishing website to reflect April's accomplishments. Tweaked the book cost calculator. Added more info for prospective authors, like a 100% satisfaction guaranteed page, and a cool page that shows how I designed a cover from a painting hanging on the wall of an author...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.25.2012
Some publishers face an Antitrust lawsuit in the US. I expect the courts will, in some manner, sort out the problem. That's their job. One aspect of the suit certainly deals with the way traditional publishers are dealing with eBooks. I suggest that they embrace (or eBrace) the situation. Digital...
catherine-ryan-hyde's picture
Apr.22.2012
  Here we go again. I'm guessing this will not be getting tedious for my readers, as, if I'm going to keep repeating myself, the repetition should be something along the lines of, "I've got more free stuff for you." The US ebook of my novel SECOND HAND HEART is on a 5-day free...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.10.2012
I sometimes think I am whistling as I pass the graveyard outside the library but ... maybe not. The reliable Pew Research Center reports that eBook readers read more books per year than those who only read pBooks. There are many other interesting per centages in the report, all boding well for...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.09.2012
I do not mean to advocate self-publishing on the internet. I would much rather have a traditional publisher produce my next book and tend to its needs. These publishers are not, however, out-bidding each other to get my attention. But even if a well known publisher takes me up, I think there is...
kelly-abell's picture
Apr.05.2012
  A Hunter of the Cross, super sexy Gabriel Rome rids the world of evil.  Descended from the first member of the order, angelically blessed Dr. Igor Romanoff, and raised by monks, Gabriel has a job to do and this time it’s personal.  Gabriel’s heart love and life companion Grace, a...
j-m-leitch's picture
Apr.02.2012
Did you by chance try to buy any eBooks from Amazon’s US Kindle store on Tuesday 27 March? If you did you were probably amazed to find that everything you clicked on said: “This title is not currently available in the US”. Wondered what was wrong? Well, here’s the reason. Ever since her massive...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.02.2012
Just down the coast from me, going south. Look out, Random House! * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *   Libraries boycott Random House over e-book prices  South Shore Public Libraries is boycotting Random House over unfair prices for e-books. (CBC)     Libraries on Nova Scotia's...
terry-odell's picture
Apr.02.2012
I thought I'd report on my first week's experiences with the Nook First program. Overall, I'm absolutely thrilled that I was able to participate. A brief recap: The Nook First program includes a variety of marketing promotions on the part of Barnes & Noble. (Note: this is the current...
dale-estey's picture
Apr.01.2012
Ms. Hawking has had and does have it both ways, with eBook sales (and self promotion) and traditional publisher sales (and a publicity Dept.). I pay attention and advise other authors to take a look.         * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *   So What Do You Do, Amanda Hocking...