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The new dirty word: Amazon

It seems like in the past few weeks, Amazon has constantly been in the news. It certainly begs the question whether ‘all publicity is good publicity’. Especially in the publishing industry, Amazon has become a dirty word. For the last ...

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Ageism in Hollywood

Actress Huong “Junie” Hoang lost her lawsuit against (amazon-owned) internet giant IMDb yesterday. She sued IMDb after they published her ‘real’ age – claiming that she lost out on potential acting jobs as a result. The information surrounding the case is a ...

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Digital self-publishing tips

Self-publishing has opened up the book publishing world. Suddenly, it seems possible for any of us to get our novels out there. Whether or not this is a good thing is yet to be seen, and a topic I’ll undoubtedly ...

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Why buy an ebook reader?

I always thought I was a book purist. I love the smell of books – old and new. I like the way a spine can break, the way pages fade and go brown on the edges of cheap paperbacks. I ...

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