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Eat My Shorts

by Benjamin Wallace Professional Author I love the short story. Always have. The Most Dangerous Game, Lenigan vs. the Ants, The Monkey’s Paw, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, nearly everything in the Illustrated Man; these were some of my first favorite stories. They didn’t have to be long to make their impact felt. May […]

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8 Life Lessons Gleaned From The Internet

by Molly Greene I’ve spent an enormous amount of time online in my quest to become a successful self-published author. A naïve newbie at first, now I feel like a somewhat jaded, slightly-more-experienced version of my newly hatched online self. And of course, I’ve learned a LOT … 1. People may not “get” your digital […]

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Has Your eBook Been Pirated? What To Do: Step 2

By Kathryn Miller Goldman, Esq.: I recently wrote a post for this blog called Has Your eBook Been Pirated? What To Do: Step 1. Molly had identified General eBooks as a website that offered pirated ebooks for free download, and her books were on the site without permission. In that post, I explained how I […]

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How To Stage A Comeback

Meet Author Ben Wallace! I’ve recently undertaken a great rebranding and an overhaul of how I go about marketing my books. Molly was kind enough to invite me here to share the how, why and what I’m doing. Thank you, Molly. In the world of self-published books, I use to be somebody. Not a big […]

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How To Beat The Fear Of Self-Publishing

My friend and fellow author Belinda Pollard recently took the plunge into self-publishing, and she’s here to share her story. Enjoy! Last week, I became a self-published author for the first time. An indie. It’s still sinking in that after so many years of yearning to be a novelist, I have a book I can […]

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Simple eBook Formatting Using MS Word

I hear lots of chat about the difficulties of ebook formatting. Now I won’t say doing your own is a cinch, but I’m here to tell authors, aspiring authors, and everybody standing on the sidelines because they think the ebook formatting process is too hard or too expensive … that you can do it yourself! […]

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