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6 Stone Cold Publishing Facts

6 Stone Cold Publishing Facts - You might have noticed that everyone you know is a writer. They all have ideas for the next great story. Some actually start their book, but most give up before they finish. For every first

No Happily Ever After for Heroes

I imagine that most of the writers I’ve poked at in the above article feel the same way. Do any of you have a favorite science fiction or fantasy series where the ending was just right?

The Big Craptastic Deal about DRM

The Big Craptastic Deal about DRM. First, for those of you who have ignored the internet for the last several months, a brief explanation: DRM is the acronym for Digital Rights Management. They are a set of technologies employed
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Money Talks: Traditional and Self-Publishing Profits

There is information all over the internet telling you that self-publishing is better. “No, wait! Traditional is better.” "Hey! Indie is the only way to go.” For someone who aspires to be a professional writer, as in make a living from
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Heroes Shouldn’t Look In The Mirror Unless They’re An Evil Queen

What we need to know in the first few paragraphs are the same things that your teachers insisted you have in science papers and book reports, the four W’s: Who-Where-When-Why. The entire book is the How but it doesn’t hurt to