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IndieView: Steven Lake, author of, “The Oort Perimeter”


Steven Lake, featured in today’s IndieView, is a prolific author. More importantly he’s a good writer, and he loves writing. There’s nothing more pleasurable, from a reader’s point of view, than finding a new author, whose writing you love, and … Continue reading

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IndieView: Tom Lichtenberg, author of, “Snapdragon Alley”


Tom Lichtenberg, our Indie author being interviewed today, has a great take on what it is to be “Indie”. He’s written a LOT of books. The fun he has, shows in his writing. I especially liked his comment on marketing, … Continue reading

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Behind-the-scenes at an Indie Pub Committee Meeting


First, a little something for your ear, a true classic. Sometime back Rachelle Gardner, gave us a glimpse of a what a pub committee meeting at a smallish imprint is like. I thought I’d share the same behind-the-scenes look into … Continue reading

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The Real Challenges facing Indie Authors


There’s a massive debate (sometimes screaming match) going on regarding the emergence of Indie publishing. I think over time the rhetoric on this will fade away as the argument is realized for what it is – pointless. I think this … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Nothing


I’m going to get this out because its buzzing around in my head fighting with Chapter Two for mindspace. DRM. It’s stupid (I could end there but I suspect the fight over neurons will continue, so). DRM is plain stupid for … Continue reading

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Amazon Kindle commercial fail


The last time an Agency hoping to win RIM’s business tried this, they ended up getting juiced. I am not a rabid Apple fan, but this kind of advertising turns me off through its inherent negativity. Why not shoot for the … Continue reading

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Rambo joins the Fray


Rambo is going the ebook Indie route. This post from the Guardian is news now, but it will not be news six months from now. There are only so many times that you can announce, “Big Name Author decides to … Continue reading

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