Monthly Archives: August 2012

8 Award-Winning Books for $8 + win a $50 Amazon Gift Card

Note: the sale is over and the comp is now closed. As the headline might suggest, this is a promo/competition post. If you are looking for alternative content to feed your cerebrum, I humbly suggest this phenomenal Wired interview with Ursula K. … Continue reading

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The Indian Kindle Store Isn’t The Real Deal… Yet

Yesterday brought the exciting news that Amazon had launched the Indian Kindle Store. However, some questions are already being asked about why this offering is so different from the international Kindle Stores launched in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, and Italy. Clicking … Continue reading

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Gone Fishing

I’m off on vacation today for two-and-a-half weeks. While I will have some limited internet access, I’ll be spending any free time writing. The blog won’t be completely quiet in that time – there’s a post or two in the … Continue reading

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The Bonfire of the Straw Men

In the third of a series of increasingly misguided essays for The Guardian – Why social media isn’t the magic bullet for self-epublished authors – Ewan Morrison builds a bonfire of self-publishing straw men. Morrison is convinced that “epublishing is another tech … Continue reading

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