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Post Revisited: Success is in the Eye of the Beholder

This post originally went live on June 12th, 2013. More of a ‘keep going!’ battle cry than an actual point, but I wonder what people think of some of the old standards that got brought up. So, I’ve gotten into … Continue reading

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Success is in the Eye of the Beholder

So, I’ve gotten into a few ‘debates’ with people on this side of the computer.  This ‘debate’ is about what constitutes success for a self-published author.  Back in the day, you were successful when you got a contract and got … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Money . . . Don’t You Dare Use It

There is a small debate around here, which is filled with confusion.  As people know, I received my first royalty check this week.  On my anniversary too, which was awesome timing.  Anyway, that’s not the real point of this. I’m … Continue reading

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Is 70% Royalty Really 70%?

I just found this article about the Amazon 70% royalty rate.  It includes a delivery fee, so you don’t really get 70%. http://empty-grave.com/2012/03/how-does-amazons-kdp-70-royalty-delivery-cost-delivery-fee-work/ Here’s some math from the article: If you upload your 30MB $6.99 eBook file, and are on … Continue reading

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