I would like to declare an official moratorium on all of the following cinematic tropes: the eternally patient New York editor talking their genius author through personal problems with the grace befitting the Actress of a Certain Age that’s been cast to play the part the fast-talking literary agent negotiating hard with the publishers—this is…

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Today I’d like to talk about what price to put on your book.  Or my book, if you don’t have one.  Or some other writer’s book if we don’t want to talk about my books either. Pricing, though.  Let’s have that conversation. Here are a couple of points I would like to make before taking…

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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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Unless you’re a writer, I imagine you haven’t been paying quite as close attention to the publishing industry and all its weirdness as I have, and that’s a shame, because it’s been really entertaining. Actually, entertaining isn’t the right word.  It’s been insane, but the kind of insane that’s unreasonably fun to watch from a safe remove.…

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Happy Fixer release day! It’s finally here!  Fixer is now available for purchase from (most of) your favorite online retailers in e-book and print form. *applause* Here are some links for you: Amazon Kindle edition Amazon Print edition IBooks Barnes & Noble Print edition Direct from The Writer’s Coffee Shop, Print and E-book (Note: The Nook edition…

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IBooks You would think given that I read books on my iPad all the time, and that I use the iTunes bookstore, iBooks for all my iReading, that I would do something any normal writer would be expected to do, like, say, obsessively check for my own book in their store. I did not do…

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EBook empire expands I was greeted this new year by the discovery that Immortal is officially available directly from iBooks.  Or rather “…directly from iBooks!!!” because that IS exciting news.  (Forgive me; I’m fighting the flu right now.  The plus side is, I can manage deadpan humor without trying AT ALL, but the downside is…

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