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Cheeky Fluff

Family’s important right? If you take that as a given, as I do, you won’t mind me appropriating this space to give a quick shoutout to a new business venture by my cousin-in-law. Rachel (a young mom herself) wants to serve other parents of young children by providing affordable, reusable cloth diapers. She is just …

Engaging with eBooks

Some tips and tricks for fiction writers from the non-fiction side of the divide. I’ve just finished the edit for the electronic edition of my non-fiction book A Parent’s Guide to Paintball (Liaison Press). Considering that I rail constantly against the entire e-publishing enterprise, the fact that I’m editing an e-book may seem to be somewhat contradictory.  …

CONTENT IS KING

I’ve long ago lost track of how many times I’ve publicly identified myself as a “content provider.” Most of the time, this has been in regards to the rise of the e-book. How do I feel about this upstart new format that seemingly turns the very concept of the book and how it’s published on …

Guest Post: Reading Differently by Keith Brooke

Let’s make no bones about it: publishing is undergoing a massive upheaval, certainly the biggest in my twenty-plus years of professional involvement. Bookstore chains are closing or drastically re-visioning; publishers are being forced to reassess what it is that they do, and where their main revenue streams can be found. This year opened with the …