Monthly Archives: March 2016

Barnes and Noble is the least friendly bookstore chain

March 24, 2016
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For authors and small presses, the Barnes and Noble chain has been and continues to be the the worst bookstore. And their online store matches their brick-and-mortar stores in being unfriendly. Frankly, Barnes and Noble sits in the hip pocket of the five largest book publishers. Partly it’s because of their history and, most recently, […]

Writing as a discipline

March 1, 2016
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Even if you never actually publish a book, if you are a writer it is important that you write each day. As those who know me well soon find out, rather than journal or write blogs, most of my everyday writing is in long emails. Most days I will think of somebody and write an […]