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John Branning on "Selfie-Facing: Analog Musings in a Digital World"

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A collection of humorous essays on a variety of topics – marriage, home repairs, cat ownership, foibles of the English language, snowbanks and driveways – and how all of it flummoxes me.
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Sonny Hayes Talks about Gambling, Goons and "US vs. Welkner"

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I used to gamble fairly regularly. I wasn’t in to the loan sharks, as the book’s protagonist is, but I was quite familiar with the bookies and their chrome revolvers and the giant pair of goons typically flanking them.
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Michael Phillip Cash Discusses His Inspiration for "Monsterland"

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A misguided teen must save his date in a theme park, whose main attractions – real werewolves, vampires and zombies – descend the place into chaos.
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Paul Proffet Talks About "CrossBack"

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"CrossBack" is crying out for readers who are thirsty for something a little different.
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Bryan Bailey on "Embracing the Wild in Your Dog"

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There are thousands of dog training books with as many varying methodologies. This book is not one of them.
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J.R. Hamantaschen "With A Voice that is Often Still Confused But is Becoming Ever Louder and Clearer"

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There are a couple of ideas that I return to again and again. Whether life is worth living, and how that could be ascertained without knowing what it feels like to die.
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Jorge Newbery Shares his Business Success and Failures in "Burn Zones"

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Potential investors run background checks and discovered what looks like my horrific past. I used to write long explanation letters. Nowadays, I just hand them a copy of my book.
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A Novelist’s Most Important Tool

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Warren Adler's novel, Torture Man, was released last month. His film/TV projects include the sequel to his "The War of the Roses", along with "Capitol Crimes", a television series based on his Fiona Fitzgerald mystery novels, as well as a feature film based on his WWII thriller, "Target Churchill".
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Cynthia H. Wise on her Book "Portrait of Rage"

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No one event or person inspired Portrait of Rage. All you have to do is watch the news.
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Julie Frayn on Her Book "Mazie Baby"

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Mazie Reynolds must use her wit and moxie to out-manipulate the monster she calls husband, to save herself and her daughter.
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Get Discovered – By the Right Readers

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In order to realize meaningful sales levels, authors need to actively target their audience utilizing any and all tools available.
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Kick Ass Book Launch Tips (from Two Authors Who Really Know)

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Top Selling Authors Discuss (and Contrast) Indie and Traditional PR + Marketing Strategies
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EverAfter Romance App

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New eBookstore Offers Readers & Indie Authors New Exciting New Platform
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All the Reading You Can Handle

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Reading is a time-consuming activity, and there never seems to be enough time for reading addicts like me.
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We're Not in Kansas Anymore

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Two authors talk about the differences between writing for tv vs publishing a book
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Could B&N's Struggles Strengthen Indie Bookshops?

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If B&N faces the same gloomy fate [as Borders], there might be a sunny side for indie bookshops, and readers who love them.
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Why Read Indie?

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The great thing about bypassing a publisher is that indie authors get to keep full creative control over their books and careers.
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Female Superheroes? This is a Job for Indie Authors!

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Despite Scarlett Johansson's obvious acting talents in the Avengers film, there has never been a Black Widow movie.
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Understanding Self-Publishing

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It only takes five books to see what all of the fuss is about.
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Changing Direction Mid-Stream

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What happens when your own life stretches over the boundaries that others have drawn for you?
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The Best Days of My Life

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You might think I'm living the best days of my life right now, but that isn’t the case at all.
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15 Ways to (Help) Promote Your Friend’s Book

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Yes, congratulating the author on Facebook or in an e-mail is a nice thing to do, but you should think BIGGER.
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Crowdsourcing Cover Design?

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The entire publishing industry is in a state of ongoing change and every passing week brings a new trend and a new set of rules.
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Genre Mash-Ups

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An urban-fantasy legal thriller? Was there even a niche for that?