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On Book Designing
So let's set the Wayback Machine back eight years. I was a newish writer with a legacy publishing contract and a blog, doing what I could to get my name out there. I was approached by a fan, Rob Siders, who noticed that I didn't have a Wikipedia page and of...
So let's set the Wayback Machine back eight years. I was a newish writer with a legacy publishing contract and a blog, doing what I could to get my name out there. I was approached by a fan, Rob Siders, who noticed that I did...
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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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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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More On Kindle Worlds
Ann Voss Peterson says:   Almost exactly two
months ago, Joe and Amazon launched the  Jack
Daniels and Associates Kindle World . There are currently  43
stories , and it's been fun to watch that list grow and see all the great
reviews piling up. Watching Jo...
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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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