Monthly Archives: December 2009

OK, Fictionwise Has Now Paid for Q3

That’s from July 1-Sept. 30.  Err, nice.  I still haven’t seen q2, but… will double-check. /Not a huge sum anyway, but I’m going to NY this week, after all, and will drop it on some kind of crazy mushroom my … Continue reading

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Harrison Hunt Update

Hey gang, weirdly, though no sales rank exists, book has already sold a few copies on Amazon.  Unfortunately, it’s not discounted yet, and, given a little bit of a glitch with LSI, probably won’t be from anybody ’til after Xmas–nothing … Continue reading

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About Johnny Staccato

I’ve never actually seen the TV show, but the book was pretty good.  It was some kind of tie-in, and not a source book, as you can tell from the description. Looking online, show used to run on a cable … Continue reading

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No, Amazon Does NOT Lose $2 Per Kindle Book Sold

Jesus Christ, now we have to refute stupid articles from three weeks ago. Here’s the problem with Maher and Blodget’s “analysis”:  They don’t know a damn thing about how ebooks get into the Kindle store. Let’s go back to tiering, … Continue reading

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Interesting Timing By S&S+Hachette

The same week that Nook “launches”–or at least, gets a few demos into stores, and some glowing reviews that don’t actually experience any of the bragged-about-features–and Sony’s finally got its new format, maybe, Hachette and S&S have turned around and … Continue reading

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New Mobile Interface: Beta II

OK, some good people in Missouri had a bit of free time over the slow season, and have done additional work on the new mobile interface. That’s munseys.com/mobi for the curious among you. Two best new features are: links to … Continue reading

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That Would Be an Omen

Amid the shocking reports that Nook, finally shipping, doesn’t quite live up to expectations, something might have been missing from the news: We had a death among ebook storefonts, and not much of an epitaph. I guess, last week, Mobileread … Continue reading

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More CreateSpace Speculation

Now that we’ve seen the press release. Couple things people are confused about.  Booksurge didn’t “disappear” or morph into a Self-Publishing-only option.  It’s still around as “CreateSpace Enterprise,” with different terms and improved server… been that way since October.  And … Continue reading

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Guess It Wasn’t Jersey for Cspace

Wow.  OK. Need to figure out what I’m doing here…

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Early Xmas Gift: Murder Picks the Jury

Murder Picks The Jury.  Never been reprinted or seen until, well, probably Friday, Monday latest W.T. Ballard and Norbert Davis used to hang at a writer’s group in California.  The exact details of the collaboration on this one are in … Continue reading

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