Tag Archives: Kindle

Self-Published Author Hits 1 Million in Sales

As an independent author, I love coming across a story like this one… Self-published crime and western novelist John Locke (no, not that John Locke or that one either) has joined the Kindle Million club, having sold 1 million ebooks … Continue reading

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Runaway now available on Kindle

At long last… my latest novel, Runaway, is available for the Kindle for $7.99.  Woohoo! To 14-year old Seamus O’Neil, running away always seemed like the best way to handle any problem. That is, until he joined his parents on … Continue reading

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Ads on Kindle

Yesterday, Amazon announced a new version of its popular Kindle e-reader, where in exchange for a $25 price break the device’s screen saver shows ads (ahem, “special offers”) instead of portraits of notable authors.  Gizmag has a great write-up all … Continue reading

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Customer for Life

We all have customers – those who receive a product or service from us.  Everyone understands the traditional customer in a business or retail setting.  But customers can be as close to home as our children or spouses who count … Continue reading

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Free Stuff for E-Readers

Fox News had a fair and balanced article last week about where to find free content for your Kindle or other e-reader.  Most of their suggestions are commonly known, but one big development in the works  was news to me. … Continue reading

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How To: Format a Document for the Kindle

IO9 is one of my weekly stop-by sites for speculative fiction, and recently they reprinted an amazing little nugget from Business Insider for any writer who’d like to see their work on a Kindle.  With easy step-by-step instructions, they shared … Continue reading

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I got an e-reader, so what do I do with all my books?

If you’re like zillions of other folks, you either got a Kindle or an iPad this Christmas — or you went out and got an e-reader right after.  I’ve been saving my money for one, and just this week I purchased a … Continue reading

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