Publishing

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Well, this is definitely interesting. I think I’m about halfway done with the second story, and I’m not going to mess up the rest of the day by working on it further–this is supposed to be fun! And so far it has been. I’ll start a new story tomorrow morning, and maybe I’ll catch up

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Well, let me say this up front: it doesn’t have to be complicated. For instance, I recently pulled Take Back Your Privacy from Amazon’s KDP Select program, and as of yesterday you can get it free via Smashwords. It’ll hit more retailers (update: like Kobo) soon. But, hey, it’s free already. Done! Right? Why’d I

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Hi, everybody! Kindle Scout, if you’re not familiar with it, is probably best described as a bare-bones ebook publishing arm of Amazon. It’s been described as an “uneasy middle ground between publishing and self-publishing,” but I don’t actually see any elements of self-publishing in it. (If I’m wrong, please tell me how–I’m very interested in

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Have you guys heard about this? I’m kind of tired of hearing about it already. I mean, it’s a problem…but at the same time I see it as a self-inflicted sort of thing all around. Amazon’s not paying a lot of attention, we writers let them get away with it, and so forth. Bright side:

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You know, I’m not quite sure what that means. Or I guess I mean I’m not sure where the term comes from. A sale after a fire? Wouldn’t stuff be damaged? Or is that the point? Hold on a sec. Okay. I checked. That was indeed the point: discounts, because of fire damage. Hmm. Now

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Looks like it’s time to shake things up again. Writing-wise, this time, rather than life-wise. Or even -foolish, applied to either, which might be more in line with your expectations. I’m working on a book. Well, the first of a new trilogy. It’s YA dystopian SF. I like the genre in general, and have a