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Getting books on your Kindle

After using the Kindle for a week, I wanted to talk briefly about how you get books on your Kindle. There are several methods, and all of them are ¬†straightforward. The first way is to go to Amazon’s site, buy … Continue reading

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Let the Fighting Begin

I blogged a few weeks ago about how the Wylie Agency was putting all e-book contracts on hold–kind of take a ‘wait and see’ approach. Well, now it looks like they’ve negotiated an exclusive distribution deal for 20 of their … Continue reading

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Rise of the E-books?

The Los Angeles Times and the New York Times are both reporting that Amazon is selling 80% more e-books than hardcover books. Jeff Bezos, CEO, says, “Astonishing when considering that we’ve been selling hardcover books for 15 years and Kindle … Continue reading

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What Publishers Should Be Doing

Angela Eschler, my old editor at Covenant, and a friend of mine, pointed out that I left a cliff hanger in one of my recent posts. I never returned to the topic, but I’m returning now. I wrote: “Does this … Continue reading

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Amazon Follows Suit

As Daron Fraley pointed out in the comments section of my last post, Amazon has already dropped the price on the Kindle to $189. That’s a step in the right direction, but I’m still waiting to see what happens as … Continue reading

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E-book Platforms

I’m admitting up front that I’ve never published or sold an e-book. I’m hoping to soon, but as of now I can only describe what the process¬†looks like from the the outside looking in. That being said, I’m a little … Continue reading

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Google Enters the Scene

I intended to have a set order of my posts, and lay out the case for openness in the publishing world step-by-step. But then this news comes along, and I have to throw it out there. First it was Amazon … Continue reading

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