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E-Book Reviews

Another thing I wish I had time for is reading and reviewing hard-SF e-books, to help promote quality work and authors who, like us, are not part of the traditional publishing industry. Instapundit often links to new SF e-books at … Continue reading

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Yet More Publishing Disintermediation

This looks interesting, almost like an embodiment in business form of the “human wave” manifestos from a couple months back: Liberty Island Our new venture, Liberty Island, will identify and publish the best of a new generation of politically independent … Continue reading

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Scholastic Launches Storia

Scholastic Books has launched Storia, their eBook download application.  They indicate over 1500 titles available, ranging from pre-K to “7 and up”. So Scholastic is finally getting with the program; not a choice, really, given the proliferation of eReaders.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Bright Young Minds

It was my pleasure this afternoon to speak to the After School Writing Club at Travis Elementary in Houston, TX.  I was invited by a fourth grade fan of our book (thanks, Anthony!), and enjoyed the opportunity to speak to them … Continue reading

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Denver Area Science Fiction Association February Meeting

Now that I have a little more free time on my hands, I’ve been looking for ways to get more plugged in to the local science fiction fan and author communities. To that end I attended DASFA’s February meeting this … Continue reading

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“Darkship Thieves” – Not on Kindle?

Surprising, but true. I’m trying to read more new science fiction, particular SF with a libertarian slant (since we need more of that), so imagine my disappointment when I discovered that it’s apparently only available on dead trees. I thought Baen … Continue reading

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Kindle Million-Seller

Well, this certainly puts to rest any qualms I had about e-publishing In the Shadow of Ares – Self Publishing Writer Becomes Million Seller: John Locke, 60, who publishes and promotes his own work, enjoys sales figures close to such … Continue reading

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Roadkill

Bookseller Borders filed for bankruptcy yesterday.  That was hardly a surprise, and neither was the following: Its inability to garner significant online business and its near absence from the growing digital book market have made it difficult for Borders to … Continue reading

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On E-Publishing

Sarah Hoyt has come to the same realization that we did regarding e-publishing our novel: But the field is opening, expanding, and offering a lot of other chances. As for writers? Well, while there are books I’m not willing to … Continue reading

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