In case you missed it, last week we only published a News From the Home Office column because our daughter and her boyfriend were in a head-on collision. You can read the story HERE.
I am once again not publishing their names for their own privacy.
A’s boyfriend, M, has more extensive injuries, with the broken foot, ankle, and ribs…
There is a disturbing trend on some content sites that could leave writers, and the site owners, open to accusations of plagiarism. It is the act of rewriting and paraphrasing stories that appear on genuine news websites, such as Fox News, where working journalists have gathered the facts and presented them as a news story…
I recently heard from “Foreword Digital Reviews” that our book won’t be reviewed by ForeWord Magazine since they only have space for a few book reviews…but that there’s plenty of room at Foreword Digital Reviews on-line. Their fee for writing and posting the review is $99.00.
What are your thoughts on this?
The strategy of doing live events in order to sell stuff has been around for hundreds of years. However, I recently experienced it with a slightly twist that definitely helped my bottom line. What was the twist? Simply this: back-to-back events.
FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY: Shakespeare Squared / ShakespeareSquared.com – Some of their victims are crying foul, saying Shakespeare Squared continued to hire writers when they already owed so many writers money. You can bet they’ll be contesting the bankruptcy filing.
53rd COMPLAINT about Kim Kleeman / Shakespeare Squared / ShakespeareSquared.com / S2EO / s2eo.com / UpGrade Education / upgradeeducation.com – Writer alleges she’s owed $912.
54th COMPLAINT about Kim Kleeman / Shakespeare Squared / ShakespeareSquared.com / S2EO / s2eo.com / UpGrade Education / upgradeeducation.com
UPDATE: YPNI News / ypninews.com / Ava Ross – Writer says she received $135 of what she’s owed.
Our daughter and her boyfriend were in a head-on collision on Monday night. They are expected to recover but we have been in the hospital with them all week. I have changed their names below for their own privacy.
Early Monday morning, our dog, Percy, started screaming. Ali and I both heard the racket and followed his yelps to the boys’ room…
When authors are researching POD publishers, they often just look at the setup fees, glance at the royalties (not knowing what they’re a percentage of), and go from there. Unfortunately, they don’t always think about asking what the list price of their book will be, don’t understand how the royalty structure works or when royalties will be paid, and don’t always ask how much they’ll have to pay for copies they purchase themselves after the book is ready to sell…