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Self-publishing in a different world

Well, a couple posts at Kidlit on self-publishing have got me thinking. And so here we go, and questions about why gatekeepers of today insist on their value: If traditional publishers are just gatekeepers and editorial control, then why don’t … Continue reading

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Word docs

Got into a little discussion on Twitter, when someone stated that the stigma of self-publishing is enforced “when the book cover and design looks like it was done in MS Word.” I don’t design covers in word. But I do … Continue reading

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What happened to quality?

It seems like more and more things are being done without quality. See the gulf. See the iPhone4 antenna (a notable exception to an otherwise great record). See every major production corporation that’s more interested in getting out units than … Continue reading

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Amazon Kindle Pricing Change

There is a new change to give authors a leg on Amazon Kindle. A little history: The reason authors priced low was to compete in the market. It was the lowest price. There was no incentive to price higher, to … Continue reading

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Fanfic

It started with a post on Teleread about an author who detests fanfic. In follow-up, there was another blog that took that and noted two more responses, which I responded to in comments. To copy my own comments, and then … Continue reading

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