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Indie Authors – Selling Books Is All About This

Okay, this post is admittedly a bit of a rant :).  I recently read a post about free books and Amazon.  Yeah, it’s the big issue right now.  But what struck me was one of the comments.  It said something … Continue reading

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Indie Authors – 2012 In Review

2012 has been a whirlwind year for indie authors…changes galore, new bestsellers and more.  As we near the end of the year, I thought it would be fun to take a look back.  So here it is: indie authors – … Continue reading

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Indie Author Marketing and Amanda Hocking

I read an interesting post a week or so ago called Why The 21st Century Author Is An Internet Entrepreneur by Brian Clark, Editor-in-Chief of Entreproducer.  The post discusses Amanda Hocking (among other things), and it made me think a … Continue reading

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Indie Authors, John Locke and Book Reviews

How many of you indie authors have heard of John Locke, a fellow indie author, not the character on Lost? Probably a bunch of you.  He’s the guy who was the first to sell a million books on Amazon and … Continue reading

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John Locke, Joe Paterno and a Contest

I was going to start my blog today and tell you all about the fantastic contest I am running until December 9th, but I just read an article about Penn State and Joe Paterno.  For those of you who don’t … Continue reading

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Who Else Wants Book Blogger Reviews?

This post is not only to authors, but more specifically to the book bloggers out there on Twitter.  I have some thoughts and questions and I solicit your opinions on this.  Because quite frankly, I’m confused (I know, not hard … Continue reading

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Twitter #WW And #FF

As I’ve worked to build my following on Twitter, I’ve noticed that a lot of authors that I connect with have little or no clue how to market or promote themselves.  With that in mind, I am going to start … Continue reading

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Don’t Envy JA Konrath…

Instead, work like heck to have the writing career he has.  I have spent quite a bit of time lately reading books by authors (John Locke, Michael Hicks) on “how they sold x amount of books in x amount of time.”  … Continue reading

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Joe Konrath’s Tips on Writing

I do not subscribe to Joe Konrath’s blog, but I do occasionally check out his site, and over the years I have gleaned a great deal of information about the publishing world from him.  Yesterday a great friend and author, … Continue reading

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John Locke, Lawrence Block, and the Future of Publishing

I just read Lawrence Block’s blog about John Locke. If you haven’t read it, click here: http://lawrenceblock.wordpress.com/2011/07/14/a-tip-of-the-hat-to-john-locke-and-a-wink-to-russell-blake/. I was struck by a few things (besides the sarcasm): Name Dropping In case you haven’t read John Locke’s book on marketing ebooks … Continue reading

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