Are Print Publishers Really Doomed?

This is a series I wrote and released on this day seven years ago. As it turns out, I was prophetic.  Just about everything I spoke about in this series is more or less the state of the industry right now...or heading there.   For that reason, I'm bringing it forward again, so it doesn't get

2018-09-25T13:47:45-06:00Saturday, September 29, 2018|Categories: The Romance Industry|Tags: , , , , , |

Because Indie Legacy Published Books Are Full of Typos

Because Indie Legacy Published Books Are Full of Typos Indie authors have permanently scarred psyches.  They know their books are going to be scrutinized for errors, typos, grammar mistakes, and the most obscure misinterpretations of the English language possible…all to be held up in the air by some rabid indie-critic who will declare triumphantly in

Friday’s Mash

Goodies I've found from chatting and cruising this week: Interesting Posts/Articles Thirty-Two Shades of Green!!! Erotic Romance writer Sahara Kelly's reaction to Fifty Shades of Grey My Kitchen "Miracle" Cleaner! For all the frugalists out there. Top 1,000 Romance Novels of All Time  Interesting in an intellectual way only.  I lost faith in the list

I’m at Vampire Romance Books today, talking about Indie Authors

In the swirling whirliegig that is publishing, these days, indie authors and indie publishing is the newly-emerging cottage industry...or is it the way of things to come? I get to wrap up Indie Author month at Vampire Romance Books with an overview of Indie Publishing today. Have your say. After all, indie publishing is an

Friday’s Mash

Goodies I've found from chatting and cruising this week: Sites Kindle Spice - Only the Hottest Books for Your Kindle.  Pretty self explanatory.  They have some ads, but it seems to be exactly what it says.  And their logo, a play on the Kindle logo, is cute. Time Management Ninja - Clean, well laid out,

BLOOD KNOT Nominated Paranormal Romance Of The Year (CAPA Awards)

Mark was the one that pointed the nomination out to me, which is staggering, under the circumstances.  He noticed one of his contacts on Facebook talk about missing out on a CAPA nomination this year.  He remembered that the CAPAs are a big deal in the romance world, and flipped over to The Romance Studio's

BLOOD KNOT Nominated Best Erotic Paranormal Romance 2011

My erotic urban fantasy MMF romance, Blood Knot, has been nominated for vampire book of the year by the reviewers at The Romance Reviews. Now the voting begins.  Yes, I'm trawling for votes -- as this is a "book of the year" vote rather than a book of the week, or weekend or month, or

A Toolkit And Compass for Romanceland – Part IV

A Toolkit And Compass for Romanceland Because All The Roads Are Being Re-Built (Maybe) Assessing Books This is Part 4 of a series: Part 1: Romanceland Meltdown Part 2: Finding Books - Part 1 Part 3: Finding Books - Part 2 Part 4: Assessing Books Part 5: Contributing To Word-of-Mouth (Series based upon a guest

Do I Have to Buy Indie Books?

This is the fourth post in a series. Part 1: Are Print Publishers Really Doomed? Part 2: Are Print Books Really Doomed? Part 3: Do I HAVE To Read E-Books? Part 4: Do I Have to Buy Indie Books? _____ Even if you've braved the new frontiers and you're the proud owner of your very

Are Print Publishers Really Doomed?

This is the first post in a series. Part 1: Are Print Publishers Really Doomed? Part 2: Are Print Books Really Doomed? Part 3: Do I HAVE To Read E-Books? Part 4: Do I Have to Buy Indie Books? _____ Are print publishers really doomed? In a word, no. Oh, the industry is going through

2011-09-29T08:48:01-06:00Thursday, September 29, 2011|Categories: The Romance Industry|Tags: , , , , , |