Over the past 15 years as an independent author, I have learned a few things. Some might disagree with my conclusions, but not to worry. I am used to being pummeled, rejected and contradicted. I have been around a long time, and I am still standing.
Here is the problem. You all seem to think self-published authors are bad writers, because bad writers are self-published. The thing is, bad writers are everywhere.
I have long been in the camp of people who love to hate Amazon. It's a "can't live with them, can't live without them" kind of attitude we who profess to not love big imposing corporations looking to take over the world seem to adopt.
Barbara Freethy is a best-selling author with 18 of her books having become New York Times best-sellers. Beyond her tremendous accolades is an incredible story of hard work, dedication and determination that we could all become inspired by.
A couple of months ago I asked indie mystery authors how they are getting their books translated to Spanish. To my surprise, only a handful of authors were translating their books.
When my real estate agent told me that my house needed "a staging," I pictured a tough love AA-type intervention, with close friends gathering round t...
As a published author and book lover, I am decidedly ambivalent about Amazon's new Kindle Unlimited project. Advertised as the Netflix of books, it ...
Don't let anyone tell you you're not a book lover because you have an eReader. Obviously you're a book lover, you own a device specifically for reading books!
After climbing twenty spots since last week's Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List, Dean Koontz's The Neighbor finds itself within the top five best-selling ebooks of the week. That's especially noteworthy since the title is a Kindle Single.
I wrote a book last week. I've never written a book before but so what? They're just words on a computer screen, right? I've written stuff before -- ...
Kids are drawn like fish to water to games, especially on tablets like the iPad, Galaxy Tab and Kindle Fire. So you make sure they have fun, stay safe and learn something useful. But many parents don't realize there is another risk that can leave you with a hefty bill to pay.
Amazon finally unveiled its long-awaited smartphone, the Fire Phone. #epicfail #at&texclusiveareyoukidding #tooheavyandawkward #toolate #seenitbefore #wherearetheapps #shouldhavecalledzuckandaskedfirst #jeffwhatwereyouthinking
As I sit here writing this, it looks like Apple will be paying many millions to settle lawsuits with the various states over E-Book pricing, as well as to settle a class-action lawsuit for the same reason.
This weekend we will celebrate our fathers and the important men in our lives. In their honor I've come up with my list of top ten great reads about great father figures in literature.
As a mid-level author of more than a dozen books and several best-sellers -- would like to offer. I love Amazon and here's why.
Apple's move will place ebooks just one click away from being discovered, sampled and purchased by nearly a billion readers. But how can indie authors and publishers make the most of this new development?
by Jeff VanderMeer
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