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Reactions to Kindle Unlimited from around the Web and a look at subscription services in general

Amazon’s new Kindle Unlimited subscription program continues to dominate the debate in the online indie publishing community. I already explained why Pegasus Pulp e-books won’t be available via the program. Now let’s hear what some other authors, indie, trad and … Continue reading

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An interview and other writerly links of interest

First of all, I have been interviewed by Brianna Lee McKenzie at The Cozy Corner Reading Room, so come on over and say hello. WNR Media interviews Nathalie Hamidi about her website Find, Read, Love which helps readers to find … Continue reading

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Mixed E-Book Links of Interest

For starters, the indie versus trad publishing or maybe both debate is still going on (and will probably be for a while yet). SF writer Tobias Buckell cautions writers eager to jump into indie publishing that the big successes like … Continue reading

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The Renaissance of Short Fiction Revisited

Back in February, I wrote a post on this blog about how the internet and the e-book revolution have brought about a renaissance of short fiction. Since so far, all of our e-books here at Pegasus Pulp are either short … 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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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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More on the paid reviews scandal, John Locke, loyalty transfer and Joe Paterno

By now the New York Times article about a “pay for customer reviews” service that I blogged about yesterday has filtered through the online writing and publishing world, so here are some more responses: At Self Publishing Review which offers … Continue reading

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Sue Grafton, Ewan Morrison and the latest indie publishing uproars

Mystery author Sue Grafton caused a minor uproar in indie publishing land, when she called self-publishing “the lazy option” in an interview with the Louisville Gazette, her hometown paper. The original interview is here and here is the relevant quote: … Continue reading

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The New Pulp Fiction

About one and a half months ago, I wrote a post comparing the rise of indie publishing with the age of the pulps in the first half of the 20th century, since both eras were characterized by the writing and … Continue reading

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March 2012 e-book sales figures and a couple of neat links

First of all, I’ve been interviewed by writer Jess C. Scott at her site. What is more, a new month has begun, which means that it’s time for the monthly sales figures. In March, e-book sales picked up a little … Continue reading

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