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Movie Deal

Are any of our books good enough to be made into a movie? Let’s face it, most new authors dream of writing the screen play (or at least collaborating) for their book while being kept in style in Hollywood until the movie is made. 161 more words

The Cost of Hiring a Traditional Publisher

Have you ever had one of those Ah-ha! moments? Those times in your life when you believed one thing only to find out the opposite was true? 926 more words

Writing Business

A Book Signing that Led to Much More

I had my book signing at Manchester Community College, and it was quite interesting. Not much in the sales department, but productive. When I arrived, the manager told me that an English teacher brought her entire class to the book store to see me…but they were a day early, and didn’t have class yesterday. 109 more words

Are ebook sales really slipping?

A piece in the New York Times last week seemed to offer statistical evidence that ebook sales have dipped while traditional print book sales have risen. 87 more words


Nice Try, New York Times...

When I read this, I thought… wait, what? 

When I read this I thought… yeah, that’s what I thought!


WSJ: "E-Book Sales Fall After New Amazon Contracts"...but...

WSJ: “E-Book Sales Fall After New Amazon Contracts”…but…

I’ve mentioned several times before in this blog that I think Jeffrey Trachtenberg is the best mainstream reporter covering e-books. 1,014 more words


Round up #306: Overdrive "page turners", KU gets a Big 5 publisher (slightly)

Round up #306: Overdrive “page turners”, KU gets a Big 5 publisher (slightly)

The ILMK Round ups are short pieces which may or may not be expanded later. 2,478 more words