Monthly Archives: March 2013

CAFE NEVO Gets a New Life, and Other Amazing News

Send to Kindle  A brief note to all my readers: Lots of wonderful stuff has been happening these past months, including preparations for Viking’s publication of A DANGEROUS FICTION and, almost as exciting,  the reissuing of several previous books that … Continue reading

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David vs. Goliath

Send to KindleWriter Jeannette Vaughan ran an interesting blog post recently, entitled “The Amazon Ripoff,” in which she argues that Amazon And CreateSpace underreported sales of her book, released by indie publisher Age View Press. If she’s right, this is … Continue reading

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Query Fails: Why They Happen

Send to Kindle  In my eternal quest for procrastination, I turned this morning to Slushpile Hell, a site to which writers have turned from time immemorial (since 2010) for a hearty laugh and a pleasant glow of superiority. The query … Continue reading

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