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My Thoughts on Amazon's Kindle Unlimited

Amazon did a thing.  Let’s talk about it.

I don’t want to debate whether or not this is good or evil because it’s not going to change what Amazon has done or will do in the future.  484 more words


Real Books Rule, and Kindles Drool

Yeah. I really just said that. And I’m sure you’re thinking, “what is she, 10?” And while a lot of people think I am, indeed, 17 (I’m not) I am ready to defend this post’s title. 943 more words


Kindle Unlimited: publishers as collateral damage?

At one time there was only the Kindle.

Then came the Kindle Fire and Amazon Prime.  Now there’s the Fire phone and Kindle Unlimited–all five programs (along with a bunch of smaller ones) launched by Amazon (AMZN) to bind customers ever closer to the shopping service and get them to buy more stuff through it. 616 more words

Industry Analysis

My Thoughts On Kindle Unlimited...

Recently there’s been a lot of discussion of Amazon Kindle’s latest program… “Kindle Unlimited”.

Now for those of you have heard but don’t know a lot about it, here’s a quick recap in a nutshell. 734 more words

Free Summer E-Reading

There’s not much better in the summer than curling up with a good book. Many folks prefer the old-fashioned feeling of a good book in their hands (plus, they’ll still survive an accidental splashing at the pool), but you can’t disagree with some of the advantages of an e-reader. 140 more words


Shine Your Eye is available for download on Smashwords

I shared “Shine Your Eye” as a five-part series on this blog, but I wrote it originally as a short story. You can read all five parts… 167 more words


The Yardstick: Being Available as a Magazine in the 21st Century

After a lot of hard work and planning, Fjords is going to be available on all devices (tablets, computers and smart phones). We’re still going to appear twice yearly in print, but we will appear digitally four times per year on devices and feature guest editors with focused issues on African American writers, women writers and certain literary movements. 111 more words