The Trouble With “Free”

- by Deborah Cooke

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion in writers’ circles about the practice of offering free digital books as promotion and the repercussions of such a marketing choice. I’ve been trying to make some sense of it myself, so let’s wade in and take a look at the issue together. There have always been […]

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A Modest Proposal to Improve World Sanity

- by Patricia McLinn

This is a serious proposal. I propose that one day a month be designated as worldwide Update Day.  On that day, every software for every program for every gadget will do their updates for the month. This includes operating systems, internet providers, web browsers, apps, mobile phone networks, cable systems, firewalls, spyware protectors, adware protectors, […]

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A Granddaughter’s Dream Comes True

- by Vonna Harper

I can hardly believe it’s finally happening but starting today, my grandfather’s creativity is leaving the boxes in my office and entering the electronic age. Instead of blithering through an explanation, I’m letting the following press release from Musa Publishing tell the tale. Vella Munn aka Vonna Harper FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  The Mystery Of […]

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Oh Brave New World that has such E-books in it!

- by Elaine Isaak

Last year, I asked for a Kindle for Christmas–mainly because Kindle is currently dominating the e-reader market, and I wanted to know what my readers are experiencing when they read a book this way.  It makes me feel slightly guilty, especially after my local independent bookstore, Toadstool Bookshop of Milford, Peterborough and Keene, NH, came […]

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