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Why I Focus on Amazon and Kindle

Digital publishing is entering a new era of interest and activity. Lots of channels for delivery are all grown up, and more professional writers are realizing this is a valid route. The big players are drumming up their publishing wars, … Continue reading

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The 4 corners of your writer’s brain you need to open up now

_____________________________________________________________________________________ “The dreamer whose dreams are non-utilitarian has no place in this world.” Henry Miller, 1945 Henry Miller was talking about an enduring problem every writer must face. Writers who refuse to embrace the beautiful utility of today’s book delivery … Continue reading

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Dying – or just verklempt – you still have to write

(If you’re new to my blog, you might want to read my launch post: Gotta launch.) You can still hold a pen. One of the things you have to know if you’re living the writerly life, is that you write … Continue reading

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What if your e-book looks awful?

(If you’re new to my blog, you might want to read my launch post: Gotta launch.) E-Book formatting is an art. Are you up to the challenge? (Wow, you mean you’re a gifted writer, and an editor, and a designer … Continue reading

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Which is worse, self published or Indie author?

(If you’re new to my site, you might like to read my launch post: Gotta launch) A few days ago I read something goofy. It was a little diatribe about self published writers. It went something like this: “Self publishing … Continue reading

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The March 24th B.A.B.S. MeetUp TweetUp EatUp

(If you’re new to my blog, you might want to read my launch post: Gotta Launch!) Don’t miss our first BABS gathering at the new coworking space, BZ Hive, in San Rafael. We’ll be doing the usual Bay Area Bloggers … Continue reading

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Cancer’s Permanent Imprint

Boy, it feels really dicey to start this conversation. I honestly have no idea where it will lead. I’ll tell you one thing today. Eleven years after diagnosis of a likely-terminal breast tumor, I keep getting another day. Hence the … Continue reading

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Smashwords and You: 21st Century Publishing Vehicle

Smashwords.com provides a tremendous service for distributing your e-books (and things you don’t yet know are ebooks!) to all the different e-readers. March 7-13 is Read an E-book Week, so I’m participating in this huge promotion by putting up all … Continue reading

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Would you like to have your own blog?

I’m glad you’ve found me here at This Extra Day. Many of you are going through a huge personal transition. You’re not alone. I have been walking a long bridge since my diagnosis of cancer eleven years back, and I … Continue reading

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