Category Archives: On-line Publishing

Something Worse Than Family Not Buying Your Book

When Friends and Family Lie About Buying Your Book ‘Well, it happened again. An author accused us of not paying royalties on friends and family book sales…that never occurred. He was unable to provide copies of receipts from the loved … Continue reading

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Robot Writers Are on the Rise, but Do They Work?

‘If you’ve spent any time reading on the web the past week, odds are you’ve read something written by a robot—and you didn’t even realize it. ‘Robot writers are algorithms that collect and analyze data and then turn them into … Continue reading

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Entitlement in Literature: What can you say about it?

The Problem of Entitlement: A Question of Respect ‘…The notion that anyone is required to ‘earn’ the right to criticize or be cynical about something is absolute nonsense. This breeds a higher form of entitlement and elitism, which, in a … Continue reading

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Shocking Publishing Scam

Read this if you publish your own books or if planning to do so PUBLISHERS PROFITING FROM AUTHOR ERRORS ‘Here’s a dirty secret you won’t hear anyone talking about among Print on Demand publishers. Some of them see mistakes, and … Continue reading

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How Hard Flash Fiction Submission Is

This is how the editors reviewed my submitted flash story: ‘Joe Picasso is a cool character name. I’d enjoy spending more time on the floor with him, in the scene where he discovers the coin and figures out the scam. … Continue reading

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Celebs Who Shun Social Media

Will you shun social networking if you are a star? My primary purpose for social networking is to promote my articles and designs and to get ideas from feedbacks. I don’t think I’ll need to that anymore if I am … Continue reading

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One Way to Really Celebrate Book Lover’s Day

25 Literary GIFs for Book Lovers You might not agree with all the GIFs like I did (some are corny) but it will still be fun. Here is no. 23: You’ve been known to engage in crazy multi-tasking while reading … Continue reading

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