Monthly Archives: January 2013

Month: January 2013 Amazon Kindle eBooks had a great year!

Go eBooks, Go! http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/55721-amazon-e-book-sales-soared-print-crawled.html?utm_source=Publishers+Weekly%27s+PW+Daily&utm_campaign=3069f6c3f6-UA-15906914-1&utm_medium=email

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Month: January 2013 Firefighter bookstore

Old Flames my firefighter mystery is being sold here at a firefighter bookstore. Who knew these type of things even existed?   

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Month: January 2013 Lance Armstrong: cheat, bully, liar, fraudulent author

Will the public ever get satisfaction from the Lance Armstrong debacle?  He’s screwed everyone from readers to reporters to judges to athletes.  No doubt he’s got his ducks in a row and is probably untouchable as a seven year statute of limitations on criminal activity has passed.  Another fallen American hero.  The media should really decide who the real heroes

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Month: January 2013 Apple iBooks

The Far Bank is finally available @ Apple iBooks.  Other sites will soon follow.    https://itunes.apple.com/ca/book/the-far-bank/id595606174?mt=11

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Month: January 2013 Sold! Another Short Story

The CBC, and one commenter, didn’t appreciate my humorous piece Car Wash Kitty  but Summit Studios did.  This will be my second story with them.  In I Sold My Gold Tooth For Gas Money was ‘Indonesian Freighter ‘ a short story about how I met Gloria, my wife.  When the anthology was launched Matt Jackson, editor, asked if I wanted

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Month: January 2013 TUEBL – eBook piracy

Travis McCrea is providing a site where you can download eBooks for free.  He claims this isn’t piracy and assuages his guilt by donating to charities and claiming he helps authors get exposure.  I put a lot of time and effort into my writing and you’ll see by my work that it shows.  Tuebl is nothing more than a sleazy

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Month: January 2013 eBook Predictions for 2013

Mark Coker, creator of Smashwords gives his daring take on the future state of eBooks and the publishing industry in general.  I believe the eBook industry will continue to grow along with the growth of eDevices, especially smart phones.  The younger generation don’t go near paperbacks.  I’ve seen some ads for smart phones where if you want to share something

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Month: January 2013 Bullies, a paper route from hell, and a dangerous swimming race

The Far Bank my latest juvenile, middle grade novel, is now available through Kindle and Smashwords.   It’ll be ready at Apple and the other by the end of Jan.   This story was also read to a number of Grade 5 students who were weaned on Harry Potter and vampires and zombies…….and they liked it.

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