Monthly Archives: September 2012

Stories from “Murder in the Family” now available as standalone editionss

A few weeks ago, I announced Murder in the Family, a collection of short crime fiction. Sales haven’t been all that great, so I decided to offer four of the stories in the collection in standalone editions for 99 cents … Continue reading

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KDP Select Redux

You’d think it would be old news by now, but we’re talking about KDP Select again, probably prompted by the recent Amazon announcement that KDP Select users will now receive 70% royalties for any sales in India, as opposed to … Continue reading

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Read like a Pirate

September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. So if ye landlubbers be lookin’ for some piratey reads, we be havin’ what ye be lookin’ for. Cause here at Pegasus Pulp, we be havin’ two piratey tales for sale. … Continue reading

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New Interview with Cora and more on Sockpuppets

I’ve been interviewed for the Sunday Spotlight at Elizabeth Baxter’s blog Small Blonde Hippy, so come on over and say hello. Links to all my interviews are archived at the interview page, by the way. Meanwhile, the sockpuppeting scandal is … Continue reading

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Sockpuppets on Sockpuppeting

No, not really. But I’m gradually running out of post titles here. Anyway, as you could gather from the title, the fake reviews scandal is still expanding and hitting the mainstream media. At The Atlantic, David Wagner points out that … Continue reading

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This ain’t no witch hunt

We’re still talking about the whole fake reviews scandal it appears. For now, Barry Eisler weighs in on the sockpuppeting and paid reviews scandal once more and though his tone is a lot more measured than that of the Joe … Continue reading

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Posting sockpuppet reviews is not free speech

Joe Konrath defends the practices of buying fake reviews, leaving malicious one star reviews to trash the books of rivals and leaving sockpuppet reviews as free speech. Because an author deliberately leaving one star reviews on books by rival using … Continue reading

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Pegasus Pulp e-books now available in German – Pegasus Pulp e-books gibt es jetzt auch auf Deutsch

I’m pleased to announce that Pegasus Pulp has started a line of German language books and that selected e-books are now also available in German. For more information, please visit the “E-Books in German” page and see the blurbs for … Continue reading

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Even more on sockpuppets and fake reviews

We’re still talking about sockpuppets and bought reviews, so here are the latest links: A group of mostly crime writers has published a sort of open letter condemning paid reviews and sockpuppeting called “No sockpuppets here, please”. Barry Eisler responds … Continue reading

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Yet more on the paid and fake reviews uproar

The uproar that the true secret behind John Locke’s remarkable e-book sales was that Locke paid for reviews is still going on. I already blogged about the paid reviews scandal and what remains of John Locke’s advice one year later … Continue reading

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