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The Self-Publishing Survey Results – It’s a Brave New World


January 15, 2014

Where do I even begin. What started out as a simple post to dispel the notion that the only authors doing well self-publishing were making millions and/or getting high 6 figure or 7 figure book deals with traditional publishers, spawned …

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Best Book of 2012?


January 9, 2013

So 2012 is no more. I guess we can only smile that we all made it into 2013. Hopefully, we’ll read even better books than we did last year, right? Well, that’s always the hope. I did read some really …

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The Anatomy of a Potential Bestseller


September 6, 2012

What makes a book sell? What is that “thing” that has readers swarming to the stores to buy it? What attracts them to begin with? Is it the cover? The summary of the plot? Great reviews? The price? The author? …

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The Anatomy of a Potential Bestseller


August 30, 2012

What makes a book sell? What is that “thing” that has readers swarming to the stores to buy it? What attracts them to begin with? Is it the cover? The summary of the plot? Great reviews? The price? The author? …

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The Anatomy of a Potential Bestseller


August 23, 2012

What makes a book sell? What is that “thing” that has readers swarming to the stores to buy it? What attracts them to begin with? Is it the cover? The summary of the plot? Great reviews? The price? The author? …

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It’s not a short story but it’s not a novel. What the devil is it and what’s it worth to you?


July 17, 2012

by Beverley Yes, indeed, what is this thing we call the novella? Well per RWA (Romance Writers of America) a novella is fictional work between 20,000 – 40,000 words.  To put that into print perspective that would be 67 – …

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Where, what and in what format do you buy


January 6, 2012

I’m curious–okay just downright nosy–but I got to wondering about readers’ buying habits with the advent of digital books.  Has it changed? How much as it changed. [poll id=”44″] [poll id=”45″] [poll id=”46″]  

The .99 Book


March 18, 2011

Ninety-nine cent full-length book. eBook readers, have you come across one of these before? Have you bought one? Have you read one? The price of these books is the root of many conversations on self-published forums. Should they? Shouldn’t they? …

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Self-Publishing is all the rage?


January 13, 2011

If you had asked me a year ago–or even six months ago–what I thought of self-publishing, I would have told you that while it might be a road other authors willing travel, it’s not a road I would personally traverse. …

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Vote for December Historical Top Pick


December 23, 2010

I’m very late with this poll. I can only say, this month has been hectic so I’ll post this poll here and the voting will end December 31st. This will be the last monthly poll. I will finish the year …

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