Category Archives: ebook publishing

CANDACE SCHULER TAKES CHARGE (and everyone gets a free book)

WELCOME one of our RWTTD originals and longtime reader favorite, Candace Schuler! When Kathy Eagle asked me to hop in the convertible and write a blog post on my journey to self-publishing my backlist, my first question was, “Where do … Continue reading

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Dream, Rekindled

Welcome Shelly Thacker to the convertible today, folks.  Shelly is the talented, traditionally published author of numerous best-selling romance novels who has taken the plunge into the growing pool of self-published writers.  She’s here to tell us how that’s working … Continue reading

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 Join me in welcoming our guest Barbara Longley, whose first book is about to burst on the e-book scene with Carina Press.  Here’s Barbara… A little over five years ago, I sat down with my very first critique group. We … Continue reading

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Does “Cool” Still Mean What I Think It Means?

“Mrs. Eagle, wasn’t Paul McCartney in another band before he got into Wings?” I’ll never be quite sure whether my 8th grade student was putting me on when she asked me that question.  Perfectly straight 8th grade face waiting for … Continue reading

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Debra – Piracy is a dirty word.

Okay, I’m taking a stand. Stealing the work of writers and posting books on file sharing sites is evil. I’m not good-natured about this anymore. I’m tired of people telling me, “Well, there is a school of thought which says … Continue reading

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GUEST – Deborah Smith

From Debra Dixon: Soooo long ago when I was trying to decide what I wanted to be when I “grew up” as a writer, I decided I wanted to be the love child of Stephen Hunter, Deborah Smith and Tami … Continue reading

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DEBRA – Announcing Bell Bridge Books

Well, we’ve gone and done it. Decided to open a new imprint over at BelleBooks. Yep. I’m still getting a few hours sleep every day so adding more to the workday shouldn’t be a problem. I bet you think I’m … Continue reading

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