Publishing

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Okay, there’s no shortage of distractions around here, even if we ignore the 3-year-old (which is not necessarily a viable plan…she possesses lungs of steel). I complained to considered various approaches with my wife to address this issue last night. But let me give you an idea of what I’m dealing with–serious business, here: I

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Cory Doctorow and Charles Stross have a new book out. I read everything by either one (with a preference for Doctorow), and I’m looking forward to this one. Especially given its title (“Rapture of the Nerds”). The reviews, I notice, aren’t as favorable as I would expect and hope. I don’t care. It may not

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…and all you other folks. You know who you are, of course. But not everybody does. So here’s what’s going on: Claire Wolfe has written a wonderful post plugging SOTS (couldn’t resist the acronym). She says all sorts of things that make me blush to read them, or at least reach for another beer, which

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UPDATE: Well, look at the title. It happened. Okay, I have to laugh at myself. There have been a few sales, but people haven’t exactly had time to read the book. And my understanding is that the percentage of readers who’ll actually post a review is somewhere around .001. So if I get many thousands

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Turns out I really like the stopping point for the “free sample” of my book on Kindle. I had no idea where they’d decide to cut it off. I think it’s far enough in that people will have a pretty good idea of what sort of book they’d be buying, and (if I did my

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The Amazon ebook version is available as of today…well, actually as of last night. If the current $0.99 price tag strikes you as steep(!), wait a bit. I’m going to be posting a free PDF version on this site eventually (Amazon offers some goodies if the book is exclusive to them for 90 days or