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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...
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Oct.16.2012
  I was awakened today by the sight of blazing morning sunlight on dying autumn leaves. Maple leaves certainly do go out with a bang, not a whimper. That's a first. A few months ago I was  awakened by the light of the full moon at about 1 am. This bedroom has no curtains on the window....
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Oct.15.2012
At the Art of Manliness, we encourage our readers to read books. It’s through reading that we gain new perspectives and learn more about ourselves and the world around us. I’m a big believer in the saying that “Readers are leaders.” As I’ve studied the lives of great men throughout history, a...
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Oct.09.2012
As contactless technology embeds itself into the fabric of everyday transactions all over the world, numerous industries are fine-tuning integration of this latest payment technology into their operations. Employee Badges: Organizations all over the world are using contactless technology to...
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Oct.08.2012
Comments by novelist Sue Grafton, dismissing the 'short cut' of self-publishing, have provoked a storm of anger Bestselling American crime novelist Sue Grafton has back-pedalled on her description of self-published authors as "too lazy to do the hard work" following disbelief and anger from the...
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Oct.06.2012
Technology sucks!  Yes, you heard me. I'll say it again. Technology sucks big-time and I'll tell you why. The other night, just as Hubby and I were settling in to enjoy a program we had recorded two nights ago--this part of technology is good--the t.v. screen went dark and the dreaded message...
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Oct.01.2012
Jason Pinter Bestselling thriller writer Posted: April 23, 2010 03:18 PM Back in 2005, while I was still working as an editor, I had an opportunity to acquire a book that I was confident would be a bestseller. The author had a huge media platform, was one of the stars on a show watched by...
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Sep.24.2012
By Stephen King | Oct 12, 2008 Stephen King: Chick lit vs. 'Manfiction' If you catch publishing types in a ''don't quote me'' mood, they'll tell you the male audience for fiction is disappearing. Agents and editors are constantly on the lookout for the next hot female writer,...