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a sweet read

Black Scat Books is at it again, this time launching Suzanne Burns’ delicious new novel, Sweet and Vicious.How can you resist?

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Magic Mirror – “E-Books Have Arrived”

Magic Mirror

File Size: 405 KB

Print Length: 226 pages

Publisher: booksBnimble (August 13, 2013)

Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.

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Allium Press Needs You

My first internship began during the summer before my senior year at Northwestern. I had gotten it into my head that I might want to go into publishing, but thought I’d better check it out first. 419 more words


Moonlight Read-Monk Eats an Afro

With a gripping title such as this,  one cannot bypass Yolanda Wisher’s book of songs, poetry, and prose. This was my moonlight read, leaving me humming, laughing, and re-evaluating life. 66 more words


Just How Big Are the Big Six?

Leave it to James LaRue to put things in perspective for us regarding the monetary power of the big publishers. In the past couple of years with pricing struggles with the Big Six (Five now), is it possible that in our minds they have gotten bigger than they really are? 146 more words

School Media Specialist

Who do Facebook. Vous deux.

Facebook. Viewed as a blessing and a curse. Such uncertain territory that small children are banned and dog participation is forbidden.(You know how dogs sniff odd things out.) 454 more words



Now that I consider myself a “seasoned” self-publisher (five books), I am growing more sensitive to the traditional publishing industry’s bias toward us DIYers.  I have my share of rejection letters, but no, I am not sour grapes.  547 more words