Her story mirrors the story of many writers today. Given the freedom to self publish or traditionally publish, a growing number of proven bestsellers, and first-time authors alike, are choosing to self publish.
Being a two-dad family, it was a little annoying to see yet one more thing that made us feel invisible. However, we were still jumping through hoops to complete our adoption, and advocating in our home state to legalize same-sex marriage. We had more important battles to wage.
"Climb or potentially die," my guide told me. The wild boars just let out a charging call. They thought we were going to attack their babies. Terrifie...
Kids already spend lots of time with YouTube, and it's become not only a top entertainment destination, but a key contributor to their learning. Increasingly, young people look for visual demonstrations to answer questions.
Anne Fontaine is one of France's most recognized fashion designers of the last 20 years. Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she had always wished to experience another rhythm of life to the one the city offered.
Photo credit: The Maya Nut Institute Deep in the tropical rainforests of Latin America...
Your Amazon ranking has nothing to do with sales. Although many authors are obsessed with it and like to send out mass e-mails to friends and family when the number drops, unfortunately, all your ranking means is that people are looking at your page.
When Jeff Bezos - the founder of Amazon - started offering books to the public over the Internet, he could have decided to partner with Barnes & Noble or Borders and become their online distributor.
Train your brain that being nice is your only option. Create habits that allow you to be mindful of another perspective other than yours. If given a test question on the subject of being nice, would you score A+?
The near-term fate of Leslie Bibb and Rachel Dratch, and the rest of the crew who made "Salem Rogers: Model of the Year 1998" is in the hands of the masses, or as many of the masses who have hit on Amazon's Pilot Season.
Netflix pioneered streaming video, and specializes in it, while iTunes reaches hundreds of millions of Apple hardware buyers. Amazon started much later, and used its Prime membership to sell additional streaming video beyond what they provide through the free streaming service.
Go to any tech conference these days and you are likely to hear plenty of talk about platforms, software development kits (SDKs), and application programming interfaces (APIs).
I am fairly confident that a declaration can be made that the once-definitive analyst prediction that UGC -- user-generated content -- would supplant and replace all advertising, movie, broadcast, film, video and whatever else production can now officially be declared dead digibabble.
Because the University of Wisconsin Press had done such a bang-up job on my memoir My Germany--which got me three different tours, two in Germany--I gave them Assault With a Deadly Lie, and the cover they came up with knocked me out. So I decided the older Nick Hoffman books needed a makeover.
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Big Business, you know who you are, you've really let us down. But, you haven't just let me down, I could handle that. Instead, you are letting down a whole bunch of people.