Real Writers Get Bad Book Reviews. Here’s Why That’s OK.

Why do so many writers go ballistic when they get a bad review? Why do we RAGE at the single one-star review on Amazon and ignore the fifty good ones? Why do best sellers perceive a good, but unstarred review on Publishers Weekly as a wrenching rejection? Are we all weak-willed namby-pambies in need of a […]

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How to Annotate Webpages and eBooks in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge has always been endorsed as a browser built for the modern web. It was first introduced as codenamed Project Spartan on January 21st, 2015. They showed off a major feature that works along with Inking Capabilities of Windows 10. The user can do a lot of task with the browser that feels just natural. This […]

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How to make the most of your Audible subscription

There’s a big difference between scanning an article or Facebook and reading a real book, but Audible can help you close that gap. The Amazon subscription service has built a dedicated following on the strength of its massive collection of audiobooks and original podcasts. If you’re thinking about giving it a try, here’s everything you need to know about Audible […]

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Buying houses in cash and selling millions: meet self-publishing’s ‘hidden’ authors

When Keith Houghton bought his four-bedroom detached house earlier this year, he did a rare thing for an author: he paid cash, with earnings from his books.   Keith who, you may ask? Houghton is one of a handful of so-called “hidden” bestsellers: his self-published crime thrillers are ebooks, sales of which are not monitored […]

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Publishers rejected me, but I went on to earn six-figures selling 1,000 books a day

Millions dream of quitting the grind and replacing their income through a rewarding, creative endeavor. And what could be simpler – and more glamorous – than writing a bestselling novel? After years of not knowing how the next month’s bill would be paid, thriller writer Mark Edwards is among a new and growing elite of […]

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Mastering Apple Music: The Ultimate ITunes User Guide – Available on Amazon and Apple

Apple Music is, to quote the company, “All the ways you love music. All in one place.” In non-marketing lingo, Apple Music is built around two major components: iCloud Music Library, which combines your purchased music library and ripped tracks in one place; and the Apple Music streaming catalog, where you can find more than […]

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Can You Really Make a Living as an Ebook Writer?

Ebooks have made self-publishing more accessible than ever. As recently as the 1990s, self-publishing meant paying to have thousands of physical books printed; a 1999 CNNMoney article pegged the cost at $12,000 to $30,000. Now that the majority of books sold are electronic, you can self-publish for much less — even for free. But does […]

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