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Guest Post: How Ghostwriting is Hurting the Book World

Olivia J has agreed to share her concerns about ghostwriting here, and you can check out my defense of ghostwriting on her site. What a fun collaboration <3 Read the posts, then join the convo 🙂 "The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable… Continue reading Guest Post: How Ghostwriting is Hurting the Book World

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Huffington Post Isn’t the Only Problem

Writers (and creatives in general) are up in arms about getting paid. A Summary of the Discussion thus far: Kristen Lamb has recently been posting about the problem with Free. She started by urging writers not to diss Amazon while promoting used bookstores, since Amazon actually pays authors and used bookstores do not. She then… Continue reading Huffington Post Isn’t the Only Problem

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The Problem with Used Bookstores

Used bookstores. The elitist book-lover's nook. Libraries or Barnes N Noble or (God forbid) Amazon is for novices. Used bookstores are the bibliophile's home of choice. The smell of the books, the cats roaming the stacks, the treasure hunt for some undiscovered antique or classic. It takes dedication. I too love the atmosphere of a nice used bookstore.… Continue reading The Problem with Used Bookstores

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The Problem with Free E-books

 Free E-books. It's quite a wonderful concept that a debut author makes an e-book available for free in order to pique a reader's interest and gain readership. At least that's what I used to think. Then I read about 20 free e-books – some not-so-good and some quality. I still hated it. The Problem The… Continue reading The Problem with Free E-books