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Terry Spear | Terry Spear

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Jun.02.2009
Do you ever wonder how that happened??? Yesterday, sales for The Vampire...In My Dreams, both ebook and print copies shot up. The funny thing is that whenever it sells, both versions sell, not just one or the other. This morning early, which means maybe last night after I got off the computer, wolf...
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Jun.01.2009
Book Expo Convention !! My books are 5th row from the top. :) Thanks to Judi Fennel who took the picture at the show! I loved seeing this because I didn't have a clue what the show would look like. Really nice. :) Her camera ran out of memory before she got too many pictures, but I loved this shot...
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May.30.2009
I talked about what happens when you write for a small press who expects you to pay all kinds of money for advertising your books when distribution is so bad that you will never recoup your losses. Here is an example of a company that although they expect us to help promote our works just like any...
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May.29.2009
Small press (ebook and print) who publish books in small quantity and don't have a good distribution system because they can't afford to take a lot of loss on print books if returned (for instance), often solicit their authors to spend a lot of money on promotions. Often these small presses don't...
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May.27.2009
Had to take my son to the airport at 5 am this morning and some woman on an earlier flight had left her wallet at home, ID included. They actually delayed leaving by 5 mins, waiting for a friend to bring her wallet to her! The man sitting next to us said it made him check again for his wallet! :) ...
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May.26.2009
The grass in areas I can't mow is getting longer and longer and longer and my neighbor is sure I'm going for the all natural look if I don't weedeat soon, so I bring out the dreaded weedeater to tackle the areas. Why dreaded? Because every time I bring it out, disaster strikes. But there is a moral...
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May.25.2009
Okay, this time it was totally my fault that the blog wasn't posted like it should have. Teach me to have 5 windows open at a time and change the wrong one! I wanted to commemorate this blog to the veterans who have served their country honorably. My father retired from the AF, despite having been...
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May.24.2009
I had a google alert yesterday for Legend of the White Wolf at Amazon in Canada and it made me think to check out other Amazon sites. I'd done it for the UK before, but didn't think about doing it for other Amazon international sites. If your books are on Amazon, they can be on Amazon.ca, Amazon....
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May.23.2009
Allegations that a CSI writer used the details of a real estate deal "gone bad" in a CSI segment, including character details that could be said somewhat mirrored the real estate agents' lives, is why we as writers have to be so careful when we draw on real characters or situations in our...
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May.22.2009
That's my excuse, and I'm sticking to it! Ever spend lots of time writing a brilliant award-winning post and it doesn't go through? We were at Randolph AFB where the customer service between the visitors center and lodging personnel was super, but I had to check-out of the lodging and didn't have...