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ratings and the swing voters

One of the points raised as a result of my post about ratings was that lament often heard from readers:“Why, oh why, can’t goodreads have 1/2 stars?!”If I had a dollar, blah, blah.  Bunch of drama queens.  At the risk … Continue reading

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what’s a pen name got to do with it? a postscript

Last year, I wrote this post about not really giving a toss as to whether an author used a pen name or not.I did, however, make the point in both the post and the comments that the exception to this … Continue reading

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what’s a pen name got to do with it?

This is a cross post from Wave’s site. If you have an urge to comment, feel free to do so in either place. I read with great interest the post that Alexi Silversmith did the other day on the topic … Continue reading

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what’s a book between friends

About a month ago Wave posted about the illegal downloading of ebooks. This led to an interesting discussion about piracy, the impact it has on the industry, especially on authors and small epublishers, the ways it can (or cannot) be … Continue reading

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