There’s been a lot of discussion about EBooks and Paper books. A lot of the arguments have been anecdotal. Let’s look at some numbers.
A bunch of us have been discussing book ratings…
With great joy, I want to announce the re-release of Shirley Meier’s book, Sparks in the Wind. I had a lot of fun editing the book. I also came to love the characters. Shirley has written a book which is exciting, uplifting, and well, incredible. But rather than believing me, why don’t you read it […]
Promoting a book is a lot of work, even if your story is only one of many. There’s a lot of things to do, talk about the book, attend conventions (useful for certain genres), blog, tweet, facebook…
Kim Dotcom is a maniac. But a smart maniac. He’s just offered every creative person on the planet 50 Gigabytes of free cloud storage! Think about it. You’re a writer. You’ve got a thousand text/document files that maybe take up a gigabyte at worst. Lose them, and you are out of business. Yes, you can […]
The Publishing Perspectives website is running a book “consumption” survey. Right, so they think we are eating the books… Seriously though, there’s not enough information on how reading habits have shifted in the first half of 2012. Please pass this link around, and ask your friends to pass it around too. The more people who […]
Amazon isn’t evil. Amazon isn’t good. Amazon is a company, and morality isn’t something that a company can partake of. The individuals who work for the company, yes. The company itself, no. This article is aimed at Small Press publishers, and Self Published writers, but the general terms will fit any industry where there is […]
Dean Wesley Smith has been writing an excellent series of articles titled The New World of Publishing. I highly recommend them. The only problem is that Dean knows his subject so well, that sometimes his presentation isn’t clear. I came at this from Sales, and while I was considered lousy at presentations, I think I […]
Kleo and I have been working on a novel. Actually Sam and I started it before he died, and Kleo has helped me work on it since.
Here’s something that should have horror fans shivering in their boots. John Manning is editing an anthology titled “What Scares the Boogeyman” for Perseid Publishing! Since John is a friend of mine, I prevailed upon him to send me some of the stories he has accepted for publication. Folks, you are in for a treat! […]