Monthly Archives: January 2015

New Data Demolish Key Claims by Big Publishers

  Indie author icon and champion Hugh Howey and his anonymous “Data Guy” friend have just released their latest “Author Earnings” statistical report analyzing book sales on Amazon. Using a “spider” data-mining program, they’ve been crawling over and collecting statistics … Continue reading

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Authors — Is It the Best of Times, or the Worst of Times?

  Among many ongoing debates about the health of and prospects for the book business, few arouse the passions of authors (or divide them) more than perceptions of their prospects for success in today’s marketplace. Most recently we’ve seen moves … Continue reading

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A Candid Explanation of An Author’s Motive

  “I want to write about people I love, and put them into a fictional world spun out of my own mind, not the world we actually have, because the world we actually have does not meet my standards.” — … Continue reading

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