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Authors Brace for Perfect Storm

Did you know the self-publishing industry produced more books in 2012 than the entire book publishing industry produced in 2010?  Ebooks now comprise 40% of all ISBNs purchased, up from 11% in 2007. 267 more words

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Listings for Writers

Since the demise of the Writers’ Handbook, lovingly referred to by writers as ‘the yellow book’, easy access to the names of agents has been diminished. 222 more words

Why the self publishing revolution is good for girls’ books

Act Normal and self-publish – Why the self publishing revolution is good for girls’ books

Since my children got to the age where they’re starting to read independently, and I started writing the “Act Normal” series of children’s chapter books, I’ve been looking around at what kind of books are out there for young children.  892 more words

Between the Shores Pre Order!

Between the shores is an erotica anthology in which my short story Vine (under my nom de Naughty Stories, Melissa Snowdon) is featured, a long with a roaring collection of other BDSM erotica which, unlike  167 more words


Dying to Read – ‘Whodunit”

Dying to Read by Lorena McCourtney

This book starts off with a Whodunit Mystery Book Club meeting at which the leader is found dead. The Associate PI, sent for other reasons, is a niece living with her uncle and aunt. 112 more words


Would You Buy A Book With No Reviews?

Would I buy a book that didn’t have any reviews on Amazon?  No.  With so many demands on our time, from work to family, and options to spend time, from watching television to playing sports, I think it’s fair to say that time is precious.   515 more words

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