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Book Review: The Peace of Maine, by Steven Bennett (Fiction)

The Peace of Maine takes place in a post-apocalyptic not so distant future, and one that’s set up with a chillingly conceivable series of events. Successive acts of terrorism invoke increasingly xenophobic reactions that resonate as  being uncomfortably possible in … Continue reading

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How to Self-Publish: a Step by Step Guide

Something over three years ago I completed the first draft of a thriller called The Alexandria Project. I’d had a great time writing and posting it chapter by chapter at another blog, one I’ve maintained for a decade now. After … Continue reading

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Google Search Winners and Losers (and what does it mean for you?)

Are you one of those bloggers that always has a nagging thought in the back of her mind that goes something like this: “I really need to do something about optimizing my site so search engines can find it”?  And … Continue reading

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The Alexandria Project: Andrew Updegrove

Originally posted on mylittlebookblog:
So, firstly a small confession; I was nervous about reading this book. I always panic when I am sent books that relate to the sci-fi genre, or relate to something that I am lacking knowledge in. That…

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Adventures in Self-Publishing: Establishing a Web Presence (Part III)

In the last post, we talked about the different types of Web sites you can create or take advantage of.  In this entry, we’ll talk about actually creating the Web-based pages you’ll need to sell your self-published book, leaving to … Continue reading

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Adventures in Self-Publishing: Launching a Promotional Campaign

According to proponents of the Brave New World of self-publishing, there’s never been a better time to write a book.  They seem to have caught a few ears with that claim, since in 2012, 391,000 new titles – an incredible … Continue reading

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eBooks Sales Surpass Print Sales for Adult Fiction

From time to time I Google my way around a few search terms looking for useful information on one or another self-publishing topic. One of those topics, of course, is promotion. Some time back, I ran across Smith Publicity, a … Continue reading

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