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

September 21, 2012 by


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


  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


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


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


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 DexRaven is an unpublished writer.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 A humming cloud of small-time and unpublished writers hovers […]