Note: this is the first article I wrote for the Huffington Post to receive widespread attention.  It’s a tiny bit dated—my perspective on Amazon has evolved somewhat, and the Hachette dispute is over—but I’m re-posting it so it has a home on my new site.  I do believe the widespread attention I originally received is…

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This is going to be a weird year. I’m going to call 2016 a repositioning year for me, which is better than saying I’m not 100% sure yet when I’ll have something new out. I put out a lot of stuff last year: Regency Immortal, Immortal Stories: Eve, the Immortal Chronicles anthology, and The Spaceship Next Door.  That…

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Sometimes we just want someone to tell us we’re pretty. That’s the conclusion I’ve drawn after many conversations with different authors over the years regarding whether or not to self-publish.  I’m talking about authors writing genre fiction, either with existing fan-bases (from fanfic or their indie books) or just starting from scratch.  These are the…

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Note: This article originally appeared at The Huffington Post.  Over the coming months I will be reposting certain pieces here, on my own site, because HuffPo already gets enough traffic.  My apologies if you’ve read this before, unless you didn’t know I wrote it, in which case: I did!  Tell your friends.   Greetings from…

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I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Barnes & Noble has become that relative we all talk about as if they’re already dead, even when they’re right in the room with us, and they don’t even mind because at least we’re talking about them. I say this knowing all too well that people have been…

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