Support for Indie Authors

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Building and supporting a community of self-published authors dedicated to both sharing experiences and learning as equals.

Founded in January 2015, this groups was initially designed as a way for me to support indie authors by reading their work and featuring them on my website. Since then it has evolved into a valuable resource and support system for authors who have or would like to self-publish.

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Introductions Part II
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Ask A Moderator
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By Ann , Supreme Overlord · 1 post · 527 views
last updated Jul 04, 2017 11:12AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Introductions - Retired
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * Folder Rules: Read First
By Ann , Supreme Overlord · 1 post · 507 views
last updated Jul 04, 2017 10:55AM
A community/platform for writers - reimagined
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last updated Sep 06, 2022 05:58AM
Indie Author T-Shirts!
By Ann , Supreme Overlord · 160 posts · 1755 views
last updated May 11, 2019 11:17PM
Full List of Folders & Links
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last updated Aug 29, 2018 09:01PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Follow Support for Indie Authors on Social Media!
By Ann , Supreme Overlord · 1 post · 427 views
last updated Jul 04, 2017 11:30AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Folder Rules: Read First
By Ann , Supreme Overlord · 1 post · 321 views
last updated Jul 04, 2017 10:59AM
Scrivener for PC and iOS?
By Rachel · 14 posts · 33 views
last updated Aug 24, 2022 07:22PM
Warning about editing farms
By M.A. · 8 posts · 86 views
last updated May 27, 2022 09:09PM
Developmental Editor - Should You Hire One/Where/How/Who?
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last updated May 18, 2022 02:50PM
Genre Advice
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last updated Mar 17, 2022 10:46PM
Best laptop for writers
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last updated Mar 07, 2022 12:38PM
Grammarly
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last updated Jan 01, 2022 02:55PM
Do you enjoy chatting about modern military strategy?
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last updated Oct 24, 2021 05:05AM
Tips and insights for working on your first manuscript
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last updated Jul 27, 2021 10:00AM
How to start a book so people will keep reading
By R.J. · 59 posts · 187 views
last updated Jul 20, 2021 09:56AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * Folder Rules: Read First
By Ann , Supreme Overlord · 1 post · 138 views
last updated Jul 04, 2017 10:58AM
eBook printing, Australia
By Terry · 2 posts · 27 views
last updated Sep 01, 2022 03:19PM
Upload file failed
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last updated Jul 10, 2022 07:44AM
When using Kindle Direct Publishing can be a problem
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last updated May 15, 2022 08:17AM
Getting Indie Paperbacks into Stores
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last updated Apr 02, 2022 09:34AM
Formatting for both KDP and Ingramspark
By Ry · 9 posts · 49 views
last updated Mar 06, 2022 04:18PM
KDP Hardcover Beta
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last updated Dec 30, 2021 12:41PM
HELP! How can I best contact kdp??
By Katja · 12 posts · 56 views
last updated Oct 04, 2021 01:05AM
Calibre and Kindle Create for print
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last updated Jun 15, 2021 08:51AM
Where can I see how many pre-orders I have?
By Charlotte · 9 posts · 119 views
last updated May 24, 2021 07:48AM
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+ Ebook Publishing
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By Ann , Supreme Overlord · 1 post · 217 views
last updated Jul 04, 2017 10:57AM
Amazon tax interview
By Ian · 4 posts · 29 views
last updated Nov 06, 2022 09:11AM
Amazon A+ Content
By Eldon , Lost on the road to Mordor · 48 posts · 150 views
last updated Oct 19, 2022 10:13AM
Formatting problems
By Rachael · 19 posts · 64 views
last updated Sep 09, 2022 08:26AM
Kindle downloads
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last updated Jun 19, 2022 09:14PM
Good thing or not?
By Eldon , Lost on the road to Mordor · 29 posts · 54 views
last updated May 14, 2022 02:32PM
website offering books I did NOT publish with
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last updated Mar 24, 2022 04:54AM
Lesson Learned & Shared
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last updated Mar 16, 2022 04:07PM
Publishing content on multiple platforms
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last updated Dec 11, 2021 05:11AM
Changing Book Titles and Author Name
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last updated Nov 16, 2021 02:18PM
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+ Blurb Workshop
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Blurb Help-Coming of Age novel
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Blurb help - Time Travel Romance - another try! Title is not fully decided yet
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last updated Sep 15, 2022 12:07PM
Blurb Help - NA Urban Fantasy - Spark of Magic
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last updated Aug 01, 2022 09:57AM
Blurb Help - Science Fiction - "Bright Lights Bound By Darkness"
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last updated Jul 09, 2022 08:48PM
Blurb Help - YA Fantasy- Strange Magic
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Blurb Help - Action/Adventure - Bravely and Faithfully
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Blurb Help- YA Fantasy- Strange Magic
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Blurb help - Sky's Edge, steampunk
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last updated Mar 24, 2022 05:14PM
Blurb help - dark high fantasy
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last updated Mar 16, 2022 04:50PM
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+ Cover Workshop
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By Ann , Supreme Overlord · 1 post · 179 views
last updated Jul 04, 2017 11:00AM
Question about this cover...
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last updated Aug 05, 2022 02:38PM
Cover Help - Action/Adventure - Broken Arrow
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last updated Apr 25, 2022 02:31PM
Cover Help - Action/Adventure - Bravely and Faithfully
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last updated Mar 30, 2022 01:05PM
Cover Help - Paranormal Mystery "I Won't Grow Up"
By Dwayne , Head of Lettuce · 20 posts · 60 views
last updated Oct 07, 2021 05:50PM
Cover Help - Thunderhead, YA Superhero/Sci-fi
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last updated Sep 27, 2021 01:41PM
Cover Help > Fiction > Remains To Be Seen
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last updated Sep 26, 2021 12:24PM
Cover Help - YA Superhero/Sci-fi, Iron Mountain
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last updated Aug 25, 2021 01:12AM
Cover help - High Fantasy, Tree of Spirits
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last updated Aug 08, 2021 03:03PM
Gover for Ghost Girl - Sci Fi
By Jay · 5 posts · 39 views
last updated Aug 04, 2021 02:42PM
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+ Writers Workshop
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last updated Jul 04, 2017 11:01AM
What makes a book Upper YA instead of YA?
By Kinsley · 4 posts · 29 views
last updated Nov 05, 2022 04:31PM
Looking for help with Writing Russian Characters
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last updated Oct 28, 2022 12:19PM
developmental editor
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last updated Mar 29, 2022 02:01PM
Flashbacks
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last updated Mar 24, 2022 08:43PM
What if the character is an animal?
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last updated Jan 17, 2022 05:45PM
Character last name frequency
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last updated Dec 22, 2021 09:21AM
Science Fiction book help
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last updated Dec 10, 2021 09:20AM
Genre help-Can a book be a fantasy without magical elements?
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last updated Oct 18, 2021 01:53PM
Fantasy world slang resources?
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last updated Oct 11, 2021 03:05PM
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+ Promotional Resources
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* Book Promotion Discussion Thread
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Stacked Promo Results
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Promo Results Single Advertiser
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This topic has been closed to new comments. Complete List of Paid Promo Sites
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This topic has been closed to new comments. Complete List of Free Promo Sites
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This topic has been closed to new comments. Facebook Groups for Book Promotion
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+ Marketing Tactics
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Question: Amazon KU vs. Wide Retailers
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Goodreads giveaways
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Something odd about Bookbub ads
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Advice on credit card readers
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e-Book Give Away
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Book previews on my website - ay or nay?
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What Places Can You Physically Promote Your Books?
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Virtual book launches
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Goodreads giveaways
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* Moderators Investigate!
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Request fro autograph?
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Indies Beware
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Readers' Favorite Review Website
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last updated Apr 12, 2022 07:40AM
free.4reads.live -- legit or copyright violators?
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last updated Mar 23, 2022 09:43PM
Goodreads has a problem
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last updated Mar 19, 2022 10:19AM
ACX/Audible Now Including Narrator's Income on Author's Tax Form
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last updated Feb 10, 2022 08:24AM
Has anybody used: votemyreviews.xyz/contact.html?
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+ Fun
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Black Friday
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last updated Nov 26, 2022 05:38PM
Son of Quotes From Your Book
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Indie Author Bar - Every Hour is Happy Hour
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Grammar Police!!! (In Color)
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This or That
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Fun memes!
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Words and phrases you hate
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Do you prefer to write books in a series or standalones?
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The Art of the Book Cover
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+ Author Resources
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+ Archived
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This topic has been closed to new comments. Author website or Social Media promotion
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This topic has been closed to new comments. I can help convert your manuscript to a digital book
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This topic has been closed to new comments. Beta reader needed for How-to Guide for indie publishing
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last updated Sep 13, 2022 08:53AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. First Publication
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last updated Jul 13, 2022 02:38PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Book Launch
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This topic has been closed to new comments. My Socials
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This topic has been closed to new comments. PXXX
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last updated Jan 02, 2022 07:22AM
Have your book....
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last updated Sep 30, 2021 12:11PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. What if you don't want to list yourself as the author of the book you wrote?
By Dwayne , Head of Lettuce · 17 posts · 47 views
last updated Sep 06, 2021 10:33AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * About the Author Help Folder
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last updated Aug 28, 2015 05:00PM
* Helpful techniques for an author
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last updated Jun 24, 2017 12:24PM
* General Goodreads Site Questions
By Amanda · 311 posts · 1125 views
last updated May 23, 2019 05:51AM
Is this the biggest author reader etiquette faux pas ever?
By J.D. · 10 posts · 67 views
last updated Sep 27, 2022 06:28PM
Has Anyone Worked With Bookbub?
By John · 84 posts · 634 views
last updated Aug 23, 2022 02:22PM
Fear of the indie author lifestyle
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last updated Dec 15, 2021 08:36PM
Reviews from accounts without profile pics?
By Dave · 2 posts · 30 views
last updated Jan 14, 2021 09:16AM
BARCODES FROM BOWKER
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last updated Sep 23, 2020 01:05PM
How to get reviews for your book?
By Yasmine · 199 posts · 903 views
last updated Aug 18, 2020 03:20PM
Any doctors in the house? Need expert advice for murder mystery novella
By S.U. · 5 posts · 31 views
last updated Dec 20, 2019 09:54AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * About the Blurbs, Trailers, and Covers Folder
By Ann , Supreme Overlord · 1 post · 425 views
last updated Aug 28, 2015 05:17PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Beta Read Fail
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last updated Oct 23, 2017 01:49PM
Blurb Critique/Historical Christian Fiction
By Kathryn · 8 posts · 24 views
last updated Jul 07, 2017 05:18PM
Blurb input
By Blaque · 4 posts · 27 views
last updated Jul 06, 2017 01:22PM
Blurb and Cover help please
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last updated Jul 06, 2017 07:39AM
Book Synopsis - The Bipolar Addict
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last updated Jul 01, 2017 03:33PM
Opinions on back cover synopsis
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last updated Jun 27, 2017 07:35AM
Blurb For Memoir - Please Help
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Blurb and Cover. What do you think?
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Blurb help
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * About the Marketing & Promo Questions Folder
By Ann , Supreme Overlord · 1 post · 519 views
last updated Aug 28, 2015 05:01PM
* Books not selling? Feeling confused? Let's talk
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last updated Dec 02, 2019 05:17AM
* Sales and Marketing
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* Advertising Previous Works in Your Other Works
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last updated Apr 18, 2017 12:29PM
* Createspace Expanded Distribution: Pros/Cons
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* Booths and Cons?
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* Anyone seen results for goodreads ads?
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* Ingram Spark, Createspace, Print and fulfilment
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Selling for $0.99 for BookGorilla...is it worth it?
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Amazon ad campaign?
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last updated Oct 28, 2017 10:37AM
* Free stock images that don't suck!
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last updated Jan 07, 2019 11:48AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * About the Author Resources Folder
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This topic has been closed to new comments. * Need a Beta Reader?
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last updated Feb 28, 2015 09:57AM
* Word frequency tool
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* The Writer's Toolbox
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* Author Resources, consolidated!
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* Suggestion Box
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last updated Feb 01, 2017 07:03AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Random Name Generator - awesome resource for writers - free website
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List of Dates Important to Authors
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The Hemingway Editor
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