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An Introduction to Elita F. Daniels

An introduction to Elita F. Daniels, author of Tree of Life (Part I).

1. How did you come to self-publish? Did you try to get published traditionally?

Given the industry lead-times on getting a publisher and the fact that most won’t accept manuscripts unless via an agent along with the fact that we had our own inhouse technical experience when dealing with book media we decided to head along the path of self-publishing rather than sitting around and being subjected to the whims of the big-six.…

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Getting A Book Published—The Most Important Question to Ask Yourself Before You Make Publishing Decisions

The Dilemma

As a writer, you are confronted with a dizzying array of publishing and self-publishing alternatives, including: commercial houses; specialty/independent houses; print-on-demand (POD) companies; and e-book companies. Many firms offer a mind-boggling variety of packages for pre-publishing, marketing, and distribution, with prices from almost free to $11,000+.…

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The Podpeople Invite You to the Goodreads Indie Page 99 Group

Ford Madox Ford said, “Open a book to page ninety-nine, and the quality of the whole will be revealed to you.”

As many of you know, we are all about the Indie book community, not in a fluffy bunny sort of way, but in an honest advocacy sort of way, and we are always looking for new reviewers and new content.…

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Dear Readers

I am new to the block. Allow me to give you a brief description of what I write and why I write it.

I am a macabre fantasy fiction writer. I don’t write about zombies, vampires, ethereal erotica, werewolves, elementary-level fantasy with repeating lines or anything of that nature.…

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Like Minds Think Alike

A bit of circular referencing led me to some very enjoyable reading today, beginning right here at I had written a blog post about giving away my stories via Smashwords and Feedbooks, and one of the people commenting on the post was Moxie Mezcal.…

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Acronym of an Author: jaebi

The following is a brief interview with jaebi, an author who put intense thought into his name for about 10-15 minutes. Since then he’s barely given it another thought, so for the foreseeable future, jaebi will stand for “just another existential brief incarnation.”


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