Category Archives: ebooks

THOUGHTS ON PROMOTING

You know what? Before I go crazy and climb the walls, I’m going to have a nice quiet chat with my fellow writers. Some days it doesn’t pay, as they say, to sit down to the computer. Because on those … Continue reading

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CLEARING UP MALWAREGood morning fellow writers. I know it’s confusing to know where I’ll appear next. It seems the problems I have been experiencing with this blog are clearing up. After posting a link to a popular writing site, it … Continue reading

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WHY ARE WE HERE? WHAT ARE WE DOING?

Ever wonder what you’re doing in this business? Wish you’d taken up something easier, like mountain climbing or bungee jumping or studying Russian? I know I do. Almost daily.But, on the other hand I wouldn’t change a minute of the … Continue reading

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SHORT AND SWEET

Welcome to guest blogger Caroline Baines  There’s no doubt that the short story has been gaining in popularity recently. For a while it seemed that short fiction was no longer in vogue, yet with e-books and self-publishing becoming so successful … Continue reading

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IT’S A KINDLE

For several months I’ve watched ads for the Kindle. For those who don’t know, that’s a reader for ebooks produced by Amazon. There are plenty of various brands of readers out there. They’ve actually been around for quite some time, … Continue reading

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SEEKING A WRITING CAREER

I’ve been asked to speak to some graduating seniors about their writing careers. Speaking to kids who want to be writers is enjoyable, but I’m not sure what to say in these times of such massive changes. Publishers who are … Continue reading

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