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Don’t Mess Up My Block
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Britain in 1979 was the sick man of Europe. Militant trade unions controlled the country, overthrowing successive governments. General strikes made life miserable. Britons suffered through a “winter of discontent” with power cuts, transport strikes and trash piled up in … Continue reading
Joe Konrath had a really important post on how to sell ebooks. This successful indie author made the point (among many other great ones) that it was important to experiment. In his words: There isn’t a single thing I’m saying … Continue reading
My novel Don’t Mess Up My Block has its first Amazon review! And it’s a good one: As someone who spent many years dealing with consultants, federal contractors, and federal employees …. this book rings all too true. The people, … Continue reading
Don’t Mess Up My Block is free through Memorial Day! Normally $2.99, I’ve marked the price of the Kindle edition of my funny novel down to zero. Download it today! Even if you don’t have an Amazon e-reader, you can … Continue reading
There’s a reason why Amazon is such a titan in the e-book world – it delivers income to writers. It does so seamlessly, easily and without authors having to do anything. You don’t have to hound publishers for checks or … Continue reading
It doesn’t matter what your business model is as a photographer. It matters what the customer’s buying model is. The above bit of wisdom is by Guy Kawasaki, who is quoted in an interesting article on rethinking photography business models. … Continue reading
I live a block off 14th Street, the setting for much of George Pelecanos’s gritty crime novel, What It Was. Set in 1972, it’s a fascinating read for anyone who likes books set in the Washington “beyond the monuments.” Watergate … Continue reading
In the age of the e-book, how will readers discover new authors? One possible way might be through journals like Digital Americana, the world’s first literary magazine for tablets. It’s like Esquire or The New Yorker but on an iPad. … Continue reading