One day, I'd love to be able to sit down and do the research for my next MGC post and realize legacy publishers hadn't just done something to make me want to bang my head against the wall. For one thing, my head hurts. For another, I have a very hard head and I'm getting... Continue Reading →
Tuesday morning thoughts
I'm running a bit late this morning and -- gasp -- without coffee. Yes, that horrible day finally came to pass. I have to start a day without that magical elixir that jump-starts my brain and body. I won't go into details, but let's just say I am NOT amused. The only thing worse would... Continue Reading →
If it’s Tuesday. . .
This weekend was my first vacation in a long time. Three days without trying to write, edit, read slush, etc. What I quickly discovered was that I needed the time off--badly. Even when I've supposedly taken time off the last few years, I've always had the laptop with me and that means I still tried... Continue Reading →
by Amanda S. Green For the past week, I've been pretty vocal about my feelings about the Amazon v. IPG dust-up, Random House's huge increase in the price of e-books for libraries and the double standard some authors have when it comes to Barnes & Noble v. Amazon. What these three issues are indicative of... Continue Reading →
On publishing lemmings, second books in a series and other random thoughts
As you can tell from the title of this post, my brain is populated by idea bunnies hopped up on too much caffeine. Worse, they are being selfish and not sharing the caffeine. That would usually result in some bunny sacrifices -- after all, it is very dangerous to get between me and coffee in... Continue Reading →
Do they really think we’re that stupid?
by Amanda s. Green I've tried writing this blog several times and have deleted it each time. Why? Because I'm having a difficult time keeping it in the "everyone can read it" area. This past week or so, legacy publishers have stepped up their campaign to show just how little they care for their readers... Continue Reading →