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Just Got Some Good News About Lightning Fall: A Novel of Disaster: There Will Be An Audio Book Edition

Today I agreed to a tidy little deal with Blackstone Audio to publish the audio version of the novel. I don’t think I’ve ever had any of my dead tree works done as “talking books” before. Stoked.

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Who We Sell To

The Business Rusch: Marketing And Readers (Discoverability Part Who Knows) « Kristine Kathryn Rusch Traditional publishers don’t really pay attention to a fan base. Publishers sell books to distributors and bookstores, remember, and so target their advertising to those companies. When the chain bookstores took over the business, traditional publishers only had to convince a […]

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Is This The Cover For My New Book?

I’ve just about decided on this one: Let me know what you think. Although my agent liked the initial manuscript, she felt it was a bit to non-PC (she never quite said it that way, but there were more than a few comments along the lines of, “Well, we need to change this, because it […]

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Money Talks While Dead Tree Dies

Another Nail in the Coffin | madgeniusclub But the Amazon story first. On the 16th of this month, the New York Times published an article about Amazon bypassing publishers and signing authors to contracts to publish through Amazon. For some months now, Amazon has been introducing “imprints”. Several well-known authors signed exclusive publishing contracts with […]

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Keep Trying Till We Find Something That Works

Witchfinder — Free novel — One | According To Hoyt *As I said, I’m going to start posting a novel here, a chapter a week. This is being posted as I write it, so it’s in pre-earc (for those from Baen) or in close-to (but not quite) -first draft state. Once it’s finished it will […]

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