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Feature  |  

Gatekeeping: Snobbery or Quality Control?

Publishers are a self-obsessed elite keeping those they demean from enjoying the same opportunities as they and their friends do.

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Misconceptions  |  

5 Top Book Trailer Misconceptions

Part Five: They Don’t Work

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Speech  |  

My Acceptance Speech for Your One Star Review

In the spirit of the Oscars – I haven’t prepared anything. I’m just a mid-list author who never expected to be honored like this. It’s true.

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Misconceptions  |  

5 Top Book Trailer Misconceptions

Part Four: It’s a Passing Phase

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Feature  |  

5 Top Book Trailer Misconceptions

Part Two: Great Book Trailers Must Cost a Fortune!

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How To  |  

5 Top Book Trailer Misconceptions

Part One: Quality Doesn’t Matter

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Feature  |  

22 Kick Ass Heroines

A selection of books featuring feisty women who can fight as well as outsmart their enemies.

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Resolutions  |  

Anti-Resolutions for 2014

“Why am I doing this again?”

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Debate  |  

Indie Authors & Paid Reviews

Orna Ross from ALLi Joins the Debate

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Chapbooks  |  

An examination of Louis Murphy’s “From Hand To Hurt To Held”

Blending the Literary Arts, the Book Arts and the Visual Arts to Create Something More

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Feature  |  

Is Self-Publishing Creating A New Underclass?

For traditionally-published authors, the consistent advice from agents and publishers is “Don’t quit your day job.” That’s not the case with an increasing number of indies.

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Feature  |  

What is Literary Value?

Dan Brown sells more books than Michael Chabon. Does that make Dan Brown a better writer?