Authors (indie and trade alike) beware. As if piracy were not enough of a battle, this appears to be another battle some have to fight now.
Originally posted on The Active Voice:
Okay, I���ve got a story. It���s a sort of scary one. I think independent/self-publishing authors need...Read more of this blog post »
The L. M. Roth Quiz of the Day is a quiz for those familiar with the books of L. M. Roth. If you are not familiar with the books of L. M. Roth, you’d better start cramming!
The answer to yesterday's quiz: it was Antonius who was given a special ring as a g... Read more of this blog post »
Apologies for several weeks of silence – I've been incredibly busy with Book 3, the Mime Order publicity, and resolving the stomach pain I mentioned in my last post. I am absolutely thrilled that The Mime Order became not only a #10Sunday Times bestseller, but went straight to #11 on the Ne... Read more of this blog post »
Up until now the book has only been available on Amazon Kindle and Amazon C... Read more of this blog post »
So CHANGING HIS GAME, the first in my Gamers series which will be published by Entangled’s Brazen imprint, has a cover and blurb and let me tell you, I love both. The cover is hot and shows off my hero’s…erm… hands. (He’s ambidextrous, okay?!?!) And the blurb is just about the nerdiest b...Read more of this blog post »
Kuraldışı Dergi’deki yeni yazım.
Her şeye rağmen biz bugün yine sokaklardayız. Hayır, bugün slogan atarak, pankart taşıyarak yürümüyoruz. Bugün sokaklara sere serpe yayılmışız. Rengarenk elbiselerimiz, rüzgarın dağıttığı saçlarımız, kocasız, babasız, abisiz tek başınalığımızla parklarda, sinemala...Read more of this blog post »
Wow, that year went quickly! LIZZIE'S STORY was published a year ago in English. Thanks for all your support - don't forget you can LIKE The Decision Facebook page & follow @DecisionSeries on Twitter and on Tumblr for links, articles, gifs about teenagers and young people, as well as book re... Read more of this blog post »
pada usia 45 tahun pasti suatu kejayaan yang membanggakan. Bayangkan pula jika
mampu melahirkan buku fiksyen kedua dalam masa hampir dua tahun selepas itu.
Itulah yang berjaya dilakukan oleh Bissme S, seorang wartawan yang
berpengalaman luas serta menang beb... Read more of this blog post »
What you learn in this life of children’s librarianship is that there is an exception to every rule. For example, normally I do not indulge in video interviews outside of my Fuse #8 TV ones. And normally I do not care diddly over squat for anything directed towards a young adult audience. But Mr....Read more of this blog post »
There is a way to read every book. Some books y... Read more of this blog post »
Check out Sawyer and Kennedy's bios:
We asked Sawyer a few questions from his fans and he graced us with some answers that you can read below (stay tuned for more questions throughout the week):
How do you feel about so many people being excited to read your boo... Read more of this blog post »
My books were too quiet.
Or that’s what I kept being told. Never mind that Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd’s lullaby in prose GOODNIGHT MOON, a book about a bunny who stays in bed throughout the entire book, is and continues to be one of the most consistently best-selling b...Read more of this blog post »
On my eighteenth birthday, through no fault (or desire) of my own, I registered for the United States’ “Selective Service.” This was not so much out of any sense of patriotism so much as I happened to be at a US Post Office on my eighteenth birthday.
For those of you who don’t know (ie: females an...Read more of this blog post »
Includes New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Books: Rock the Beginning, Rock the Heart, Rock the Band, Rock My Bed, Ro... Read more of this blog post »
But here’s the thing. Every... Read more of this blog post »
NEW YORK – Among GOP presidential hopefuls, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is leading the charge to defend Internet free speech against the threats he sees on the horizon by the FCC’s decision last week to impose Title II regulation and “net neutrality” rules on the Internet, which...Read more of this blog post »
I'm writing this post to let you know that Mocha Monday was indeed posted yesterday, but for whatever reason, some of you did not receive the post in your inbox :-(. Nonetheless, the link to that post is HERE. And, if you scroll down to the bottom of it, you can... Read more of this blog post »
It’s DAY ONE of Susan Toy’s five-part series on Seumas Gallacher’s blog. I hope you enjoy 10 Ways to Kill Your Writing: Part One.
Originally posted on Seumas Gallacher:
…I’m delighted to run a five-days consecutive series of posts from my terrific pal, Author, Susan Toy,...Read more of this blog post »
Ho scaricato la tua storia Ti ricordi di me? e devo dire che mi è piaciuta molto. Hai mai pensato di approfondire il futuro di Davide e Camila in un nuovo libro? (valeria)
Sì. Qualche idea c'è, ma per ora rima... Read more of this blog post »
One of the most surprising things I ever learned was something I call the Curve of Humble Mastery:
At first, when we’re trying to learn something, we’re bad at it and we know it. Imagine learning how to swim or dress better. Everyone sucks when they start!
Then we get a little good, and suddenly we...Read more of this blog post »
حصان طروادة - الغارة الفكرية على الديار السنية
اليوم في معرض الرياض الدولي للكتاب وحتى يوم 14 مارس، في دور النشر التالية: الميمان - ابن الجوزي - الأوراق الثقافية Read more of this blog post »
Many of you already know about this wonderful surprise, but for those that didn’t hear, I will be releasing BEWARE 2: The Comeback on April 21st, 2015!
BEWARE 2: The Comeback is the sequel to BEWARE. It still features the main characters Ace and London. This story is full of angst, drama, shocking...Read more of this blog post »
BBC Worldwide Service radio interview on Outlook with Jo Fidgen, talking to Reg Spiers, the athlete who airfreighted himself 13,000 miles in the box, and John McSorley, the box maker. March 5th 12 noon GMT, then worldwide.
BBC Magazine are... Read more of this blog post »
Don’t miss out on the book that FDR would have called THE THIRD NEW DEAL. It’s the novel that Tom Hanks keeps on his bedside table. The tome that may bring peace to the world.
That’s not simply conjecture.
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Das Wachstum bei E-Books hat n��mlich in Deutschland im Jahr 2014 branchenweit kr��ftig nachgelassen. Der Umsatz wuchs im vergangenen Jahr laut einer Statistik des Marktforschungsunternehmens GfK Entertainment im Auftrag des B��rsenver...Read more of this blog post »
Here's the scoop:
1) YES. It seemed only appropo to have a Game of Thrones meme because....my GoT-loving, cat-indulging, dusty textbook-reading med... Read more of this blog post »
Right now, my Reading Poker Tells YouTube channel has 10 instructional videosfocused on different poker behaviors and tells (described below). These videos feature footage from real poker events, making them perhaps more valuable and practical than the written word. I’m going to be making an effo...Read more of this blog post »
THREE ARCs of Skydreamer!
SkydreamerFantasy / Romanceby Sheryl Winters
Publisher: Roane PublishingRelease Date: March 30, 2015
For fire talent, Jaden Zarie, life is far from a fairy tale. Blisters from any contact with water, check. Sleeping in a shed behind your gree... Read more of this blog post »
Finally found time to fix the post image sizes and ridiculously huge font size on larger screens. Please let me know if you’re still experiencing a problem (I almost certainly missed some styles) and I’ll do my best to fix them as soon as possible.
Thank you all for your patience!
The Cast and Crew
With release day just 9 days away, I’d like to introduce you to the cast and crew of Cronin’s Key.
First, we have Alec. ��Alec is a typical 21st century New York City guy, 29 years old, a cop who, in his own words, has always been good with weird.
Then there’s Cronin. A twelve hu...Read more of this blog post »
James, in this scripture, is talking about the tongue being a small thing, but it can get our entire lives into a lot of trouble. Once we s... Read more of this blog post »
I picked this up when I went to the library to get a book for my 7 yr old. I got a book with ponies and detectives in for her and this one for me. In the end, my husband and I read it to her (I had to take over when he was incapacitated b...Read more of this blog post »
A man torn between two worlds. Both need him...neither wants him.
Groomed for a life amongst the English aristocracy, Lord Erroll Rushton is unexpectedly thrust back into his father’s Scottish world when the Englishwoman he compromises refuses to marry him.
No gentlema... Read more of this blog post »
A writer today does a lot more than just write books.
As you may know, in addition to putting up sporadic posts here on Y’s Words, I also work with a group of ladies on a writers’ blog, The Borrowed Book. My role there is to line up weekly guest bloggers.
In the course of those duties, I met a fe...Read more of this blog post »
There's a scent of sea air at "The Fat Duck" in Melbourne.
The restaurant is normally site in Bray, Berkshire, UK, but has relocated to Australia for six months -- with a maritime flair.
For a mere $525 Australian (each) diners can experience a 15-course degustation menu, complete with iPods, whic... Read more of this blog post »
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