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What Makes A Reader Download & Finish Your Book?

by Kathy Perow Note from Molly: I include my email in the back of all my books with an invitation for readers to give me feedback, and that’s how I met Kathy Perow. She sent a lovely message after completing my Gen Delacourt Mystery Series. And yes, she told me a couple of things she […]

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Print Vs. Ebooks – Does It Pay To Do Print?

by Molly Greene Given an unlimited number of books to read and full access to any title I wanted, if I had to choose one or the other, I’d prefer to read a traditional print book over an ebook any day. Don’t get me wrong: I love my Kindle, but I choose print, hands down. […]

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Kindle Unlimited: July’s Changes, My Results

by Molly Greene You’d have to be hiding from the world not to have heard about the modifications Amazon made to payouts in their Kindle Unlimited program July 1. Speculation about how these changes would negatively affect authors started immediately after the announcement was made, and in some quarters, the outrage was clear. Cooler heads […]

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Estate Planning Basics for the Self-Published Writer

by Kathryn Goldman Nobody wants to think about it (with the exception of Harold and Maude), but everyone is going to do it. Die, that is. As a writer, part of what you will leave behind is your collected works – a body of work that, if attended to and managed, may thrive long past […]

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The Writing Tsunami

by Debbie McClure When I first started writing, about five years ago now, I thought writing was the hard part. It was a challenge to craft a story from beginning to end, applying the necessary discipline to get the story written, and edit, edit, edit the finished product. That first leap of faith With only […]

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Authors: Should You Join A Box Set?

By Toby Neal Box sets are a thing with the weather warming and people loading up on beach reads. I have been asked to put my books in a boxed set numerous times and declined for various reasons, but I finally decided to try it, putting my romantic suspense standalone Stolen In Paradise in a […]

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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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