This is my first go in a blog hop so I hope I’ve done everything properly. Because of my Irish connections – fifteen years living in the Emerald Isle and two children born there – I thought I’d better join in. Tomorrow is Ireland’s big day. There will be parades in every town, and anyone… Continue reading St Patrick’s Day Blog Hop
Paranormal romance is fast emerging as a very popular ebook genre. Some people consider it a subgenre of fantasy and others of romance. However, I think it deserves its own separate niche since it blends elements of not just these two previously distinct genres of fantasy and romance but also often science fiction and even… Continue reading Hope Welsh – Paranormal Romance Author
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This New Year saw all books being made equal in France. Previously ebooks suffered from a much higher level (19.6%) of TVA (= value added tax), whereas dead tree books were taxed at 5.5%. Now both types of book are taxed at 7%. The fall for ebooks is very welcome, although the overall rise to… Continue reading All Books Are Equal, Ben Oui !
This wonderful new age of indie authors means that there are many first-time book writers out there who aren’t sure what they should do once they’ve finished creating their work of fiction or non-fiction. Here’s a suggested course of action. I’m assuming you’ve reached the stage where you’re happy with what you’ve written and, as… Continue reading So What is Ebook Editing All About?
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It looks the austerity measures announced in France yesterday may give ebooks a boost. Despite the fact that the founder of the fantastically successful Feedbooks is a Frenchman, Hadrien Gardeur, the French haven’t been very quick to take up ebooks. I have my own theory about this. Books from amazon.fr are more expensive than from… Continue reading Ebook Apathy in France?
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I submitted Oh Gran, one of my two free ebooks available via Smashwords here to www.getfreeebooks.com. It was accepted on 1st October and by today, 3rd October, it’s been downloaded over 200 times. Up to then I’d had around 130 downloads directly from the Smashwords site over about 10 days. So going to getfreeebooks.com was… Continue reading Good Results from Getfreeebooks.com