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Philosophy of Writing – 15.2 – A Thought Experiment About Books and the Donation Model – Part Two

September 21, 2012 by

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Part One is here, and is about me. I’ve split this into two so practical readers don’t have to slog through a personal post. (N.B. from the future: I’m represented by an excellent agency. Decision made.) ~~~ Idea I provide my fiction for free, including print copies. I hire artists and other professionals necessary to […]

Philosophy of Writing – 15.1 – A Thought Experiment About Books and the Donation Model

September 21, 2012 by

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  Part Two is here if you want to read about the donation model and not introspection. (N.B. from the future: I’m repped by a fab agency. Decision made.) ~~~ It’s none of your business where my writing is on the path to publication, but I feel like sharing. At the moment, I’m just another frustrated artist […]

“Indie” Authors vs. Indie Authors

April 6, 2011 by

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Nathan Bransford wrote a post today titled Who Should Have the ‘Indie’ Label: Self-Publishers or Small Presses?. Here’s my comment on the post: Thank you for coming to my rescue. My first novel is coming out with a trade (traditional, whatever) independent publishing house this year. I find I have to spell this out very carefully […]

Amanda Hocking & DexRaven – Part 2

April 3, 2011 by

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N.B.: I’m attempting to train my body clock. It’s really awful…my autopilot seems to be just as stubborn as my conscious brain. I warn you; for the next few days I’ll be blogging to keep myself from falling asleep — so that gives you some idea about the quality you can expect. … I wrote […]

Amanda Hocking & DexRaven – Part 1

March 27, 2011 by

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Amanda Hocking is a wildly successful, industry-challenging e-book author. DexRaven is an unpublished writer. The online publishing community is so very small; there are a lot of blogs out there but only a few seem to have the right mixture of humour and expertise that appeals. A humming cloud of small-time and unpublished writers hovers […]