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POINT OF VIEW: Amazon vs. Going Wide

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If you spend much time in indie-pub circles, you’ll hear a lot of discussions about “going wide.” This is short-hand for “selling through many/most/all available book vendors. You’d think it would be a no-brainer, right? Put your book in front of as many different audiences as possible? Surprisingly, it’s not. And it’s mostly because of … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Riding the Rocket

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So I had a BookBub for “The Stark Divide” last week. BookBub, for those who don’t know, is a daily email service that sends out specials (usually free or 99¢) to a huge list of potential readers/buyers. When you get one, it can mean a big, if temporary, boost in sales. How big? Potentially a … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: At Pride

Davis Pride

Last week I talked about personal pride. This week it’s all about the capital kind of “Pride” – in this case, Davis Pride. Davis is a college town about 1/2 an hour West of Sacramento. It has an adorable downtown, and at this time of year, lots of college students. This year, for the first … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Critical Acclaim and Crickets

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Hey all, I am in the midst of the blog and review tour for “The Stark Divide,” the first book in the Liminal Sky series. So far, the reviews are uniformly good and even amazing. No writer minds hearing how someone couldn’t put their book down. * grin * But it all makes me wonder. … Read more