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Book Cover Art Sale
My cover designer is having a sale on his pre-designed covers, and they're gorgeous. As I've said many times in the past, a great book cover is one of the four essential ingredients to finding readers (the other three being a great book, great description, ...
My cover designer is having a sale on his pre-designed covers, and they're gorgeous. As I've said many times in the past, a great book cover is one of the four essential ingredients to finding readers (the other three being a...
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Freedom of Expression?
A guest post by frequent contributor to this blog, Barry Eisler . I chime in midway. Barry sez:  I just learned about an event put
on by an organization called New America (formerly The New America Foundation): Amazon’s
Book Monopoly: A Threat to Freedom of...
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Pay the Writer?
I just read a repost on Passive Voice called Pay the Writer . And I disagreed with most of it. Why? Because no one owes me a living. Repeat that to yourself. Say it out loud if you need to. No one owes me a living. A sense of entitlement is a dangerous thin...
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Konrath's New Year's Resolutions for Writers
Every December I do a post about resolutions for writers, and every year I add more of them. They've changed a lot; after all, when I began this, there was no Amazon Kindle, self-publishing was a bad idea, and this blog was for writers eager to find agents ...
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Fisking the Authors Guild
The Authors Guild just lost one of their ongoing cases against Google. The Guild have been whining that Google's Book Scan--a service meant to digitally scan every book so the entire would could gain searchable Internet access to all of that info--is in fac...
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Random stuff that's bugging me lately. 1. Emails from newbie authors asking if I want to review their book. Look, I'm a writer. I know how hard it is to get reviews. In years past, I've asked readers who follow me on Goodreads if they'd like to review my bo...
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The F-word Authors Should Learn from Rap Music Hip hop, or rap, has done extremely well in the past twenty years and I would argue it is largely because of the F-word. Fans want the F-word, plain and simple, and I'm willing to bet this holds true with writi...
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Latest from the Authors Guild
From the Authors Guild website : January 5, 2016 AN OPEN LETTER TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN PUBLISHERS FROM THE AUTHORS GUILD, MEMBERS OF THE AUTHORS COALITION, AND MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL AUTHORS FORUM Unfair terms in publishing agreemen...
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Guest Post by Nick Kristof
I want to start this post by thanking Joe for offering the
Tess Gerritsen blog post challenge.  You might not remember it, because it
happened all the way back in July of 2013, but the gist was this:  If an
individual donated $200 to a gofundme campaign ...
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Guest Post by Andrea Pearson
Hi, everyone! My name is Andrea Pearson. I write mostly YA fantasy and horror with a bit of romance thrown in. (Cause kissing makes everything better. :-)) Back in 2008, I finished my very first book—a middle-grade fantasy titled  The Key of Kilenya . By th...
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Maybe You Suck
Some people don't like me preaching on and on about how luck is possibly the single most important factor of success. Some of these folks insist that good writing will always find an audience. Some say those with success deserve it. Some say my insistence t...
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