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Dec.24.2012
Stephanie Sun Writer, Publisher First published on Indiereader.com Kirkus Reviews is an advance book reviews publication with a pay-to-play program for self-published books called Kirkus Indie. Although Kirkus Indie does not guarantee a positive review of one's book, it does give authors...
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Dec.17.2012
Posted: 12/14/2012 8:09 am EST  |  Updated: 12/14/2012 8:22 am EST It's been quite a year for publishing. The Random Penguin. Fifty Shades of Everything. No Pulitzer for Fiction winner. The DOJ settlement.  Yet 2013 could yet be even more dramatic. There are plenty of...
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Dec.10.2012
by Anne M. Marble   "What happened to the word 'said'?" the editor shrieked as she read the manuscripts in the slush pile. Today, a lot of authors think that the word "said" is boring. So they decide to substitute it with lots of different and exciting verbs. For example, right in the...
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Dec.03.2012
by Sam McNerney on July 10, 2012. “How do Americans spend their leisure time?” That question was posed by Yale psychologist Paul Bloom in his 2010 book How Pleasure Works. The answer, Bloom says, is “participating in experiences that we know are not real. When we are free to do whatever we want...
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Nov.26.2012
Warren Adler  Author   Stick out your tongue and you will get some idea of what has been happening in the book business. Ten thousand taste buds combined with various chemical reactions elsewhere in the body send taste signals to your brain. With the tsunami of e-books where...
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Nov.19.2012
Lisa Jardine and Annie Watkins  The Guardian, Wednesday 5 April 2006 When Lisa Jardine and Annie Watkins asked women which book had helped them most during their lives, the clear winner was Jane Eyre, with Pride and Prejudice not too far behind. When they repeated...
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Nov.12.2012
By Suzette Francis My first novel, Rules for A Pretty Woman, was published by Avon in 2003 and winner of the Romantic Times Multi-cultural award that same year. My second novel, Hello, Goodbye Again was self published in 2011. There are many reasons why I decided to self-...
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Nov.05.2012
  by Bernard Starr Professor Emeritus, CUNY   The old vanity publishing offered authors who could not attract the interest of a traditional publisher an opportunity to get their books published. The process was costly and often required that the author purchase large...
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Oct.29.2012
For IndieReader, by David Gaughran    All the indications are that this is going to be another bumper year for self-publishing. However, the ever-increasing viability of this path, and its popularity with writers, is also attracting those seeking to make money from self-publishers....
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Oct.22.2012
by Warren Adler Every author knows that producing a book requires an extreme act of concentration, discipline, organization and stamina. It is an achievement requiring enormous effort, time and isolation rarely matched by other forms of artistic creation. Despite all the revolutionary changes...