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Quick Link: Fringe Highlight: Should Indie Authors Go KDP Exclusive or Go Wide?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. For all you indie authors out there or even traditional authors who are curious, The Self-Publishing Advice Center has a great article/podcast on what you should think about when you decide to go KDP exclusive with Amazon or Go Wide. ~ * […]

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Quick Link: The Only Rule Amazon Truly Cares About

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Oh-oh. Watch out Kindle Select authors, Let’s Get Digital‘s David Gaughran has a horror story to tell about a promotion gone sour and what he is doing to deal with it. Could this happen to you? ~ * ~ The Only Rule […]

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Quick Link: Storyboarding with Scrivener (or, A Love Affair with Virtual Index Cards)

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Do you use Scrivener? I have it and I use it sporadically but sporadic is my middle name. It is a great tool for organizing but it can be a bit overwhelming. Gwen Hernandez from Writers UnBoxed has some great tips with lots […]

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Quick Link: How To Get Book Reviews As An Unknown Author

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. The hardest thing is for a new author to get recognized. There are so many titles out there and other authors trying to get recognized as as well.  With a limited number of resources, how do you get started in gathering publicity […]

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Quick Link: KINDLE SCOUT –STEP INSIDE FOR A TOUR

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Have you tried using Kindle Scout for one of your titles? What did you think? I love it as a reader. (Because we all know I haven’t finished anything yet.) If you haven’t heard of Kindle Scout, or you wanted to learn […]

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Quick Link: Publishing Industry Cults, Weaponized Amazon Reviews, and Organized Cyberbullying

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Anne R. Allen from the Anne R. Allen’s Blog… with Ruth Harris has a great post on the darker side of writing. It is worth checking out. ~ * ~ Publishing Industry Cults, Weaponized Amazon Reviews, and Organized Cyberbullying By Anne R. […]

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Quick Link: How to Set Up an eBook Ad with Amazon Marketing Services

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Did you know you can set up ads for your ebook with Amazon Marketing Services? I didn’t. But at Indies Unlimited, Melinda Clayton walks you through step by step. ~ * ~ How to Set Up an eBook Ad with Amazon Marketing […]

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Quick Link: Oops. That Book Review’s Not Verified

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. There have been a lot of changes with Amazon’s reviews lately. I understand the need to give readers better and more trustworthy reviews but it also needs to be balanced against how difficult it is to get reviews by writers. Big Al at […]

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Quick Link: “Going Wide” – Gaining Traction on non-Amazon Vendors Part 1: The Upload Process

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. eBook authors usually have a choice to be proprietary with Amazon, or go “wide” and try and get their books out to a bunch of different places. That is not as easy as it sounds but at Fiction University, Angela Quarles has […]

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Author Tools: How to Change the Price of Your Kindle Book in KDP

Author Tools – things to help you get your writing done Want to change your price in KDP but struggling? Shelley Hitz has a video to show you how, along with a step by step process. ~ * ~ How to Change the Price of Your Kindle Book in KDP Are you having difficulty changing […]

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Quick Links: How to Create a Link on Amazon for Book Reviewers

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Who doesn’t want more reviews! The awesome Shelly Hitz has a great way to add a direct link to the Amazon review section of your book, making it oh so easy for readers to review your title. ~ * ~ How to […]

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Quick Links: Turning Losing into Winning: The Kindle Scout Experience

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. Have you heard of Amazon’s Kindle Scout program? I love it! Authors submit their titles to the program in hopes of winning a publishing contract through Amazon. Users vote on the different titles and if a book that they nominated is selected, […]

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Quick Links: What is the Kindle “Delivery Cost” and How Does it Affect Me?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. If you upload your eBook to Amazon you will be faced with a “delivery cost” which is based on the digital size of your manuscript. Thanks to RJ Crayton at Indies Unlimited for going into detail about this cost. Just so you know, […]

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Quick Link: Is KDP Select Right for You?

Quick links, bringing you great articles on writing from all over the web. One of the tougher decisions for authors is to sign up with Amazon exclusively, through KDP select,  and get higher rewards, or to go with a variety of vendors and get lesser monies from Amazon. Marcy Kennedy tries to help you decide […]

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In The News – Amazon Lowers the Boom on Discount eBook Sites

In The News – Articles Of Interest For Authors In a disturbing bit of news, it seems that Amazon has shut down the accounts of a few eBook sites and individual authors without warning or explanation. Some speculate that is because those sites are in competition with the new Goodreads features, others that this was […]

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