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Amazon/Kindle returns?

By Michael Haskins Since “To Beat the Devil” has been doing well on Kindle, I’v been receiving emails from friends and other writers with questions that usually are beyond my explaining. I’m not a techie nor do I read the … Continue reading

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Should I be thanking the Boston Red Sox?

“To Beat the Devil,” the newest Mick Murphy Key West Mystery, is on Kindle and has been for about 18 days. As of this writing, it has sold 152 copies and ranks about 9,600 in Kindle sales. I guess that’s … Continue reading

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My love/hate relationship with Amazon

by Christine Kling So from one week to the next, you just don’t know if Amazon is your best friend – sending your book sales into the stratosphere – or your apparent enemy when they seem to try to purposely … Continue reading

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My Kindles Numbers and Going to SleuthFest

Two things I want to touch on today. One, my numbers at Kindle have been dismal this month. Especially so after reading Mike’s column last week and seeing his high numbers. Are my prices too high? Maybe, so I brought … Continue reading

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KDP Select update

By Mike Jastrzebski Just a brief update today on my free offerings through Amazon Prime. The free offer on Dog River Blues (A Wes Darling Mystery) ended last Monday. The total free downloads were 3,322 copies over five days. Prior … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Dark Side

I am a stubborn person. It took two friends to drag me, kicking and screaming, away from my typewriter and force an old Apple computer on me. Since spelling is only one of my many weak points, I learned to … Continue reading

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Hemingway Days in Key West

I am a little behind in my writing this week because of my involvement with Hemingway Days here in Key West. I was one of four guest speakers at last week’s literary event and that was a great honor. Lorian … Continue reading

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From Blog to Book 2: Too Easy

The author is on delivery of a Catalina 32 and hopefully enjoying a giant, juicy prime rib right now safely in port in Cartagena. See his current position via SPOT tracker. He will respond to comments as soon as he … Continue reading

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From Blog to Book 1: A Small Step Forward

I try to set my goals low enough that I cannot help exceed them.  I have a lot more fun this way and always feel good about the results.  Forget about sales and prices.  My current writing goal is to … Continue reading

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My thoughts on the iPad vs. the Kindle

It’s been nearly a year since Christine blogged about her love affair with her iPad and gave her opinion about which of these two devices was a better buy for a cruiser. I’ve now owned my iPad for about two … Continue reading

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