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dale-estey's picture
Apr.11.2014
The powers which apparently decree such things decree that 13 - 19 April is National Library Week in the USA. Oxford University Press throws open its internet doors for a free week of research. If ya get hooked for a longer stay, you eventually pay. Enjoy. [DE]   * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *...
will-durst's picture
Mar.31.2014
These days, the only thing harder than making money is hanging onto it. Easier to protect dandelion fuzz in a tornado. Everywhere you go, everyone wants a taste. Their only job is to get a grip on your money. And some of these folks are pretty darn good at their jobs. Solicitations. Donations. Hand...
steven-belanger's picture
Jan.20.2014
Two quick questions.  Any advice offered would be appreciated: The owner of a local boutique has offered me the chance to have a book signing at her shop.  I've had a few pieces published, and the rights have reverted back to me by now.  I've already requested 25 copies of a snazzy-...
susan-marie-schulhof's picture
Dec.21.2013
                                                   Being free is important to me so I make conscious choices to enjoy the freedom of life with responsibility...
steven-belanger's picture
Nov.23.2013
To compel myself to write more consistently, I created a blog (see title) so that I had to post my word count every day. Therefore, hopefully, I have to write every day, in order to have words to count. Please feel free to do the same by placing a comment.  Let's all produce writing...
scott-hungerford's picture
Nov.11.2013
The assembled results and take-aways from launching my first e-book on Amazon. This has been a very interesting eight weeks for me as an author.  As a game designer, I've worked with analytics and social media in one way or another for the last ten years of my career.  But with...
scott-hungerford's picture
Oct.21.2013
Now that I've had my e-book up on Amazon for five days for free, here’s what I've learned! As part of Amazon's standard policies, every quarter KDP offers the opportunity to their authors to promote their book for free for 5 days out of every 90.  As the opening experiment of...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.17.2013
A British author has been asked to do his job - writing - for nothing, by a university professor desiring a book introduction. It appears the professor did not ask the printer to print the book for free. Nor did the professor ask the publisher to eschew the thought of monetary recompense for the...
scott-hungerford's picture
Oct.16.2013
Using the system that Amazon has designed, authors can put up their Kindle books for free for a few days every quarter.  But what are the risks and rewards? Now that my novel has been up on Amazon for a couple of weeks I’m moving onto the next portion of the Amazon experiment - ...
brian-kavanagh's picture
Sep.14.2013
Belinda Lawrence is about to return to her home town of Melbourne to solve a new murder mystery. Familiarize yourself with a tour of Melbourne highlights; a number of locations Belinda Lawrence visits in her new mystery A WICKED DESIGN. http://beekayvic.tripod.com/id31.html