Feb 10, 2016
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PlacingLit’s Top 11 Literary Places in Western Literature

Looking kind of grey outside your office window? Longing for a February getaway that marries your love of books with your yearning to travel?

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Self-Pubbed Author Meredith Wild Profiled in the NYT. World Keeps Turning.

Placing Literature Launches New + Approved Website, “Method” Acting…for Authors? Three Books to Improve Your Writing + more in this week’s round-up

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Crowdfunded Indies  |  

Our Favorite January Crowdfunded Indies

7 Crowdfunded Titles that offer a measure of social enlightenment and/or cathartic payback, all of them perfect for warming hearts on a cold winter’s day.

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News  |  

From Indie Author to 6 (and 7!)-Figure Traditionally Pubbed Book Deal

If your dream for your indie book includes having it bought by a traditional publisher, you wouldn’t be the first. And one of the best kept secrets in the publishing industry is how often this scenario actually plays out.

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Indie Voice  |  

Even Formerly Traditional Publishers are Going Indie!

Blurb Gets New CEO, Where to Find Legit (Indie) Book Reviews, An author considers the rejection notice as fodder for humor + more in this week’s round-up

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Best Of 2015  |  

The 55 Best Self-Published Books of 2015

Our top reviewed books of 2015 compiled for your reading pleasure!

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Indie Voice  |  

Book Crowdfunder PubSlush to Close

Kindlepreuners from Across the Pond, A Flat Market for Traditional Publishers + more in this week’s round-up

Alike But Indie  |  

If You Liked “Primates of Park Avenue”, You’ll LOVE…

5 fabulous indies that share the hilarious analogies and witty memoir spirit of “Primates of Park Avenue”

April Fools  |  

April Fools Crazy?
Or Real Indie Titles?

5 Indie Titles that Will Make You Ask…WTF?

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Indie Voice  |  

Hugh Howey Writes that “KDP is for Chumps”

All You Need to Know About Audio Books, A New App that Replaces “Dirty Words” + more in this week’s round-up

List  |  

9 Books to Read After a Bad Breakup

Books to help you gain perspective and learn from others’ experiences (far less addictive than the Pino and prescription sleeping meds that have gotten you this far).

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Indie Voice  |  

What’s Your Income, Indies?

High-Tech Discoverability, Girl Authors Rule, The Importance of Having a Plan + more in this week’s round-up

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Indie Voice  |  

Author Survey Paints Grim Picture

The Origins of the Word “Nerd”, Why Our Computers Need to Obey US, Let’s Get Romantic + more in this week’s round-up.

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Indie Voice  |  

The Curse of Chicken Little

Write to Write, Not to Make $$, Don’t Expect Your First Novel to Be a Breakout (see Lisa Genova, maybe it will!) + more in this week’s round-up

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Indie Voice  |  

Happy Boxing Day!

Boxing Day, Indie New Year’s Resolutions and Predictions + more in this week’s holiday round-up

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Indie Voice  |  

Sex and Reading

IndieReader is offering Indie Authors 10% off select author services with the coupon code, IndieFriday. Check our website for more details and the fine print.

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Indie Voice  |  

October’s Best on Pinterest!

My Friend Flickr, Perks, Pitfalls and Paradoxes of Amazon Publishing + more in this week’s round-up.

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Indie Voice  |  

All The News that’s Fit to Slant

NYTs Public Editor Maureen Sullivan speaks out for balanced reporting, Bowkers Reports Indie Output Climbs Again + more in this week’s roundup.

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Indie Voice  |  

Reading is the New Kale

“If Jeff Bezos called me in the middle of the night and asked me to move a dead body, I would do it” + more in this week’s round-up.

Insiders Picks  |  

Indie Insiders Picks: August 2014

Our monthly picks from industry insiders like Smashwords, Kobo and Amazon.

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Show Us Your Shelfie

Half Price Books launches a contest, the Amazon-Hachette feud drags on, free New Yorker.com all summer + more in this week’s roundup

All About the Book  |  

Ylleya Fields on her IRDA Winning “Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing Tutu”

While looking for books to read my eldest daughter I was struck by the limited number of titles featuring African American characters. So I blended the personalities and images of my two oldest and created Princess Cupcake Jones.

Seasonal Selections  |  

Seven Gifts Fo Yo Mama!

2014 Mother’s Day Edition

Teach Me to Read  |  


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