Category Archives: Recommended Reading

New Report On Author Earnings

Well, folks, this will knock your socks off. As many of us suspected, this data, even if half right, is a stunner. So here’s the site to get the full article and how it was done and to add in … Continue reading

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Best Conversation I Have Seen or Read

Folks, if you haven’t seen this yet, Joe Konrath and Kensington CEO Steve Zacharius had a FANTASTIC and very long conversation on Joe’s blog. Steve answered many, many questions. And there are four rounds, so it will take time for … Continue reading

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Dust and Kisses in a Bundle

Folks, if you haven’t gotten Smith’s Monthly #1 and want to just read the science fiction novel Dust and Kisses, it’s now in a Fiction Bundle with some other great writers. Frank Herbert, Kevin J. Anderson and Doug Beason, David … Continue reading

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Support a Great New Anthology

Cars, Cards, and Carbines is a multi-genre anthology edited by Travis Heermann and John Helfers. A Kickstarter project just started to fund this and I don’t often push a project, but this one I’m pushing. It’s cool and it’s going … Continue reading

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A Fantastic Holiday Season Now Out

A long time ago, in a land now far, far away, a bunch of professional writers used to get together and have Christmas dinner every year and write stories to read to each other after dinner. One of those young … Continue reading

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Read This!!

This one post from David Gaughran might save some of you huge amounts of money and maybe even your career. Everything he is talking about applies here and in GB. Go read it. http://davidgaughran.wordpress.com/2013/10/11/bloomsbury-seeks-deal-with-author-solutions/ And if you don’t believe him, … Continue reading

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Free Audio Story by Kristine Grayson

WMG Publishing, on their weekly podcast, this week has a story by Kristine Grayson called “The Charming Way.” That was the story that inspired her entire series of novels starting with Utterly Charming. Great story and free to listen to … Continue reading

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Cool Book Deals

Lots of stuff going on this holiday week, with free or very cheap fiction.  And all of it good. So let me give you some idea. On WMG Publishing’s weekly podcast, Kris reads her story “Elvis at the White House.” … Continue reading

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New WMG Publishing Podcast Series Starting With My Story

It’s great fun to announce that WMG Publishing has started a weekly fiction podcast. And a story I wrote for Fiction River: How to Save the World is the lead-off story for the weekly podcast. And it’s free. I read … Continue reading

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Amazing New Post on the Stages of an Indie Writer

In her Business Rusch series, Kris just put up a post called “The Stages of an Indie Writer.” I went through all of these stages in one way or another to get to this point, every darned one of them … Continue reading

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