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Grandma? Part 2
Joe sez: Congrats on finally publishing Grandma? Part 2 , son. Talon: Thanks! You, too. Joe: This one took a lot longer to write than the first one. Talon: If it wasn't for all the kittens I had to save, or the many babies I delivered, this would've been do...
Joe sez: Congrats on finally publishing Grandma? Part 2, son. Talon: Thanks! You, too. Joe: This one took a lot longer to write than the first one. Talon: If it wasn't for all the kittens I had to save, or the many babies I d...
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Great interview.
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Guest Post by Tracy Sharp
Wow. Kindle Worlds. What a brilliant and fun idea! This is a
game where everyone wins. Writers who want to play in another writer’s sandbox are
able to create their own castles and add them to the structures that are
already there. The original writer has t...
Wow. Kindle Worlds. What a brilliant and fun idea! This is a game where everyone wins. Writers who want to play in another writer’s sandbox are able to create their own castles and add them to the structures that are al...
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Ebooks for Libraries
TL;DR 1.      I
want to help authors get their ebooks into libraries. 2.      I
want to help libraries acquire indie ebooks. 3.      To
do this, I started a business called EAF - EbooksAreForever.com . 4.      I
want to sell your ebooks to libraries. What's...
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Joanna. How'd you do it. I signed up, or thought I did, but didn't see where to upload books. It didn't show up on the dashboard?
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When Jack Meets Derek - A Guest Post by Mark Terry
This blog post is designed to flog my recent short story that shares one of my series characters, Dr. Derek Stillwater, with one of Joe Konrath’s series characters, Lt. Jack Daniels. The short story is called BLACK RUSSIAN and it is part of the Kindle World...
This blog post is designed to flog my recent short story that shares one of my series characters, Dr. Derek Stillwater, with one of Joe Konrath’s series characters, Lt. Jack Daniels. The short story is called BLACK RUSSIAN an...
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On Copyright Again
Last summer I wrote about the need to reform copyright . The points I made then are still relevant and valid, but I wanted to add a bit to it based on some comments in my last blog post. I talked about how fun it would be to write a comic where Superman, Hu...
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My Thoughts on the Amazon Debate
My last blog was about the debate I was about to engage in for Intelligence Squared, on the topic of Amazon is the Reader's Friend. If you haven't watched it, here's the video: Yes, I'm wearing a Three Wolf One Moon tee shirt . If you're adverse to watching...
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Well, that took balls to go up there. But please, promise us you'll never get in front of a camera again. Your talent is in your fingers... your mind. Not your mouth. 
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The Path to Success
On the surface, the path to becoming a successful writer has three key components. 1. Write a great book. 2. Do whatever you can to make that book a success. 3. Repeat steps 1 and 2.  Like all paths, just because the path exists doesn't mean you'll be able ...
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Self Published Authors Guild
I was told by the Bilderberg Group that I can finally make this announcement; I'm the first president of the newly formed SPAG - Self Published Authors Guild. All of the top indie authors in the world have been meeting, in person and in highly complicated S...
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TL;DR 1.      I
want to help authors get their ebooks into libraries. 2.      I
want to help libraries acquire indie ebooks. 3.      To
do this, I started a business called EAF - EbooksAreForever.com . 4.      I
want to sell your ebooks to libraries. What's...
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Kindle Worlds Launch
This is cool. The Jack Daniels and Associates Kindle World is now live. The official announcement was just made. Right now there are  38 stories , with more on the way. I first blogged about this last week . TL;DR - writers can now create stories using char...
This is cool. The Jack Daniels and Associates Kindle World is now live. The official announcement was just made. Right now there are 38 stories, with more on the way. I first blogged about this last week. TL;DR - writers can ...
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Jack Daniels & Associates Kindle Worlds
I was invited into the Kindle Worlds program when it got started. Kindle Worlds allows others to write in the world an author has created. For example, if you love the John Rain books by Barry Eisler , or the Wayward Pines series by Blake Crouch , or Hugh H...
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Your books, Origin and Afraid, are the best horror novels I've read it the past few years. Loved them!
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Welcome to 2015
It has been a standby of this blog to post New Years Resolutions for writers, and also to make publishing predictions for the upcoming year. As I enter into my tenth year of blogging, I reserve the right to forgo standbys. But to carry on a tradition, albei...
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When is Last Call coming out?
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