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Pondering The Freebie

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One of the often lamented aspects of self publishing is that despite the myriad of awesome opportunities we have to publish digitally through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and others, we do not have the opportunity to give stuff away for free like the publishing companies do. Or do we? Certainly we can’t list work for […]

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Another Massive Pubit Fail and a #ROW80 Update

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We interrupt our regularly scheduled Part 4 of my Tome About Promo For Indies to make a Public Service Announcement. In a Fail that makes the keyword screw up (still not fixed, btw) seem like small potatoes, last night, many Pubit authors, myself included, became aware that our books were marked as Public Domain (and […]

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Barnes and Noble Fail and #ROW80 Check-in

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Ok first, I’ll do my #ROW80 check-in. My goal is to write 750 words a day (average).  Sunday I wrote 955 words, Monday 864, Tuesday 51.  Um, yeah.  Tuesday I got back in my hero’s head and he’s still being difficult.  Dude it is HARD to write teenage boys!  So I’ve got some making up […]

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Borders, You Should Be Ashamed

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So I read the announcement about Borders partnering with Bookbrewer a while back and have been saving my commentary on it for a day when I didn’t have anything else I wanted to talk about. The short version, I think Borders should be absolutely ashamed of themselves. Now if they had rolled out BookBrewer as […]

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A Sick Day

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I started feeling kind of weird at work yesterday, staying absolutely freezing even though it was 70 degrees and I was wearing TWO sweaters, one of them wool.  Felt worse by bed, and still felt cruddy this morning, so I took a sick day and went back to bed so that my body can fight […]