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Self-help rights guide for indie publishers

If you’ve ever signed a contract for a book, as an author, a publisher, or a translator, do you know why it stipulated the terms that it did? […] Petra Hardt, Foreign Rights Director at Suhrkamp Verlag in Berlin, has … Continue reading

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Learn write more better from book teachings without money

Oh man, I really should have read these free writing guides before I tried to craft my own headline. Now I just feel stupid. Actually, I feel like an SEO rebel, because from what I hear, writing a nonsensical headline … Continue reading

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Today’s Bargain Book: “The Adventurous Boy’s Handbook” by Stephen & Finn Brennan

This nostalgic mashup of boys’ guides from the early 21st century includes topics on camping, starting fires, fishing, and treating stings and bites. Continue reading

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Appetites cookbook app is how enhanced ebooks should work

The cookbook app Appetites is one of the best examples of what an ebook app can deliver, and it’s free for a short time. Continue reading

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Today’s bargain book: “Knitting For Dummies” by Pam Allen

“Knitting For Dummies” by Pam Allen Price: $0.99 Summary: This beginner’s guide covers the four basic moves every knitter uses, common mistakes to avoid, sample patterns that illustrate various techniques, and guided practice projects to get you started.

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Feedbooks discontinues Kindle download guide

Feedbooks used to offer a free Kindle Download Guide, essentially a catalog you could load directly onto your Kindle and browse to download public domain titles. It was a great supplement to the Amazon Kindle store when you wanted to … Continue reading

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Today’s bargain book: “How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing” by Paul J. Silvia PhD

“How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing” by Paul J. Silvia PhD Price: $1.99 Amazon Summary: All students and professors need to write, and many struggle to finish their stalled dissertations, journal articles, book chapters, … Continue reading

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Helpful advice for new Kindle owners

Here are some handy tips from actual Kindle owners to newcomers who just got one in the past few days. I cribbed most of these from this Amazon Discussion Forum thread, and although I’ve edited it down to the ones … Continue reading

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