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libby-fischer-hellmann's picture
Jun.24.2013
I was at Printers Row this past weekend, the annual Book Festival sponsored by the Chicago Tribune, and I was struck by how many people wanted me to tell them about self-publishing. They were mostly traditionally published authors, some of whom have large followings, but they’re dissatisfied with...
bob-mustin's picture
Oct.17.2012
Writers, you think landing an agent or a pub contract is hard? We're learning a bit of why that's so in the article linked below. The actual nature of books is changing, and we book buyers and readers are changing our habits, too. How will this end? Everyone has an opinion these days, but no one...
kelly-abell's picture
Sep.14.2012
Select-O-Grafix announces New Premium Author Club. We are proud of the following we’ve developed in the marketplace and we’d like to give you as an author the opportunity to take advantage of our internet presence.  Not only do we receive thousands of hits to our website daily but we have...
kelly-abell's picture
Sep.14.2012
Select-O-Grafix announces New Premium Author Club. We are proud of the following we’ve developed in the marketplace and we’d like to give you as an author the opportunity to take advantage of our internet presence.  Not only do we receive thousands of hits to our website daily but we have...
bob-mustin's picture
Jun.20.2012
Advertising efforts by me, for my books, has taken an uptick over the past week. I confess, I'm publishing some through Amazon's CreateSpace, and I get some inkling of the sales distribution from them.The odd part? Very few of my sales are coming directly from Amazon. Virtually all print sales are...
bob-mustin's picture
Sep.28.2011
image via gadgetbox.msnbc.msn.com Today, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled, as expected, the new Kindle Fire. But a couple of comments. I've been an Apple guy for a long time, over twenty years, have always bought Apple productes and operating systems, even when they were problematic. But there'...
terry-odell's picture
Sep.08.2011
I'm continuing my "All About Characters" seminar at Coffee Time Romance with a discussion of the various types of characters today: Stars, Supporting Cast, Extras, Walk-ons and Spear Carriers. Please drop by. But don't forget to come back. The big switch in publishing is into digital formats...
jm-cornwell's picture
Jun.01.2011
The controversy and discussion, heated at times, continues over the cost of ebooks in terms of price and of sustainability, sustainability being the watchword of the beginning of the 21st century. Some pundits decry the death of the print book, as if print will ever go out of style, and blame...
li-lovett's picture
Feb.18.2011
Caught up in the buzz over e-books, we are staking the preservation of knowledge on a medium more fragile and troublesome than paper. In the basement of our 1922 Edwardian, we discovered crumpled copies of the San Francisco Chronicle used as insulation. The newspaper was a window into a bygone era...
terry-odell's picture
Nov.17.2010
There's been a lot of buzz about e-books lately. The Blood Red Pencil Blog is running a series on all aspects of the digital world. The New York Times will be doing best seller lists of e-books. More and more authors are taking their back list titles and offering them digitally. More and more...