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Independent Science Fiction Series You Should Be Reading

(0) Comments | Posted 26 April 2012 | (21:27)

If you're a voracious science fiction reader you'll be well aware that the traditional print publishing houses aren't capable of keeping up with your demand for quality books. Even more so, you'll be aware that when it comes to science fiction series the wait between releases can often be painfully...

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Where to Find Free Kindle Books

(1) Comments | Posted 9 January 2012 | (19:10)

If there's something that readers universally love about the Kindle, it's the fact you can get so many great books at great prices. What they love more, I assume, is that you can get a lot of good stuff for absolutely nothing too. Nada, zip, etcetera.

However, there's as much...

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Indie Authors Need to Look for New Opportunities

(4) Comments | Posted 3 January 2012 | (23:00)

The life of an indie author involves several things; ferociously refreshing the sales statistics for their latest releases, obsessively checking social media, maybe a bit of Googling their own name. It's all pretty hectic stuff.

What it rarely involves, unfortunately, is them looking at how the new ePublishing market can...

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Kindle Self-Publishers Soon to Become Amazon Exclusives

(3) Comments | Posted 12 December 2011 | (23:00)

The volume of self-published authors, otherwise known as independent, that continue to outsell Big Six books on Amazon's Kindle store is pretty surprising. Less so has been Amazon's decision to operate its own imprints, ensnaring some of those successful indies into formal, mutually beneficial publishing deals. However, it looks like...

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What Does the Release of the Kindle Fire Mean for Indie Authors?

(3) Comments | Posted 29 September 2011 | (20:04)

Long rumoured, talked about on discussion forums from all around the world, and now finally announced. The Kindle Fire, Amazon's first entry into the tablet market, has been met with excitement and contemplation as journalists scrabble to predict the impact of the cut-price tablet on Apple's dominance of this particular...

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The Look of Love - An Interview with Bella Andre

(0) Comments | Posted 16 September 2011 | (18:25)

In a recent blog post I covered just how successful romance authors can be, so it seemed like a good idea to interview one of the best. Bella Andre is the prolific author of the bestselling Sullivan Family series, as well as the Bad Boys of Football books, along with...

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Amazon Opens Kindle Publishing for Blogs to All

(0) Comments | Posted 16 September 2011 | (12:57)

Regular users of the Amazon Kindle store will know that their reading options aren't just limited to traditional books. For a long time, readers have been able to subscribe to newspapers and a selection of magazines, with every edition delivered to them wirelessly through WhisperNet technology.

The response seems mixed....

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Indie Publishing and Quality Control - Why Only Readers Matter

(6) Comments | Posted 29 August 2011 | (13:35)

If you were a gambling person, and perhaps you are, you'd know that you can't pick a winner every time. Whether horse racing or football, regardless of the odds, you're going to lose some money, some of the time. The very same reality faces voracious readers. Book store or online...

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Romances and Thrillers - Studying Kindle Reader's Genre Preferences

(3) Comments | Posted 21 August 2011 | (05:00)

If there's something that the advertising for the Kindle, and indeed any eReader device, promotes, it's that reading digital books is for everyone. Whatever your creed, age, or apparent want to read in public with friends, the architects of the publishing revolution want to get all of us involved. It...

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The First Step to Becoming an Indie eBook Millionaire

(1) Comments | Posted 10 August 2011 | (11:31)

That might be quite an overzealous title for my first blog for the Huffington Post.

My name is Martin Perry, and I've just become one of the many authors now turning to the world of eBook distribution. Eschewing the lengthy publisher/agent submission process, I have decided to take my...

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