Category Archives: ebooks

In the news: book sales

From Publisher’s Weekly: Total book sales fell 2.5% in 2011, to $27.2 billion…unit sales rose, however, up 3.4%, to 2.77 billion with the discrepancy due to higher sales of lower-priced e-books. The increase in the sale of e-books was the … Continue reading

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Friday 5: Pirating is illegal!

Sure, we all love free. Free is great, right? Except when it hurts others. You think pirating a book doesn’t hurt anyone? Wrong. Of all published authors in this world, about 1% of them make what Danielle Steel, Nora Roberts, … Continue reading

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In the news…Harlequin lawsuit

When I decided to self-publish Dark Inheritance: Fallen Empire, it wasn’t my first choice. I did my research, dutifully shopped my story around to several publishers all with the same response: We love your writing but we can’t market a book like … Continue reading

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In the News: ebooks, ebooks, ebooks

Amazon pays only 18% on certain titles thanks to their delivery fees…another way to stick it to the author? Thanks to The Digital Reader for posing it. For as long as Amazon has been selling ebooks internationally they’ve also been quietly padding the … Continue reading

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