US v Apple et al: Indies, This Concerns You

Have a look at the opening slides in the US v Apple et al ebook price fixing trial, and for more information about what his all means, read here. The results of this trial will have a big impact on our industry, so stay tuned! U.S. v. Apple et al Opening Slides  

WP Paperbacks Now Available Internationally!

I’m very excited to announce that Whiteley Press titles will now be available through Amazon’s international family of websites! The paperbacks in the Southern Fraud Thriller series and the Personages of Pride and Prejudice collection will soon be available in English in the UK, France, Germany, Spain, and Italy. I’m pleased that CreateSpace has made […]

Smashwords: It’s Become a Problem

Until December 2011, I published my books at four main venues: Amazon, BN, CreateSpace, and Smashwords, and I have recommended them all to my friends and fellow indie authors as good business partners. I’ve extolled the virtues of Smashwords’ Style Guide and their customer service, and until recently, my only real complaint with them has […]

Absolute Liability around the Web

Absolute Liability has been available on ebook for 8 days. Watching a young book toddle on its own into the world is both exciting and scary, and my feelings have alternated between pride and horror. As I’ve said before, it isn’t every occupation that allows literally anyone in the world to review the work done […]

Learning from Other Media: Digital Music

I was going to write a nice post about how music can teach writers to add pauses to their manuscripts, thereby adding tension and drama. But I’ve decided to go a completely different direction because I believe the most important thing the music industry can teach writers is about digital content piracy and DRM. I’m […]