Monthly Archives March 2013

Wattpad

March 24, 2013 Uncategorized  No comments

It has not been a bad week. Going Under has a good review on Amazon, and Standing Guard has picked up two more. I have just put the first chapter of The Docks on Wattpad, along with Arrival, and there may be a few more pieces and samples joining it soon.Unfortunately it's a bad time of year for me, and followers of the blog will know why.  I'm taking a bit of a break from blogging as a result. I am still writing but its going to be a few weeks before I release anything.  Hopefully I will be back after Easter, with a new release and more blogs.

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Behind Reviews: Part 2 Spoilers

March 6, 2013 Articles and Opinions  No comments

No SpoilersThis was going to be the third part of the review series but I'm moving it up to second.  Spoilers are a hot button issue among reviewers and authors. In case anyone is not familiar with spoilers, spoilers are reviews that give away the ending - e.g. revealing the murderer, how the cast get out of their fix, or vital plot twists - effectively spoiling the story for the reader. While some readers don't mind these, there are certain genres e.g. mystery, where they can damage a book's sales badly. The effect that spoilers can have on a book's sales can be shown by reviews where the reviewer states that they are deliberately giving spoilers to make sure no one buys the book. However a review with a spoiler in it does not need to be negative, for example an enthusiastic fan of an earthquake

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Thoughts on Calibre (ebook software)

March 3, 2013 Uncategorized  One comment

Calibre Ebook ManagerCalibre is free ebook software that manages your ebooks, allows you to share them if you choose, and best of all lets you link up almost every ereader to easily update and install books.

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