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Don’t Fear The Pirates

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Damien Walter, blogging for The Guardian, explains why piracy not only need not be a concern for independent authors, it may be just what they need.   Genre writers exist, by and large, in the publishing mid-list, where mediocre sales might seem most easily eroded by the spectre of illegitimate downloads. SF, fantasy and horror are also the literature of ... Read More »

Why I Nuked My Writing Career Before it Even Started


On Friday, September 9th I uploaded my eBook to Amazon.com, iBooks, and Barnes & Noble for $2.99 A week later, I uploaded it to The Pirate Bay for free. I know what you’re probably thinking.  “Well, that was stupid.”  That’s exactly what my girlfriend, a few of my friends, and the voice in my head all said. It took me ... Read More »