In an ocean of self-published titles, two questions keep bobbing to the surface: How can readers find quality e-books, and how can authors of quality e-books find readers?
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The key is to marketing your novel is to find the things that make your book special and capitalize on those to get the word out.
Some argue there's no such thing as an audiobook. After all, a book is something you hold in your hands. Okay, maybe a book is also a file you downloa...
No one knows exactly how many books are published in the United States every year. Bowker, the leading provider of global book information, estimates 288,355 print titles were published in 2009.
Writers have limits when it comes to the amount of violence they'll tolerate in fiction. This is because in order to write a scene, a writer not only has to put themselves inside the action, they have to go deep inside their characters' heads.
As part of the fallout from Borders' recent bankruptcy announcement, 200 stores are scheduled to close. Unhappily, my favorite Borders bookstore is one of them.
Michael Crichton is the reason I became a writer; Andromeda Strain and Jurassic Park my literary role models.
The novel, of course, is fiction. But the WaterLife Foundation is real. In my author's notes, I direct readers toward this worthy non-profit. I discovered the organization while researching the novel.
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