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Indy Authors BEWARE! Did you know that people will steal not only your book, but also the cover and, in the case of Ruth Ann Nordin, even your name? They then republish your book on Amazon! I was so shocked when I read it that i was rendered speechless. This is a good reason to do random searches for yourself or your books.
Speaking of Ruth Ann Nordin, on a happier note shse is running a fun contest! Enter to win six free ebooks – three by Ms Nordin and three by Rose Gordon – by writing a “back of book description” for two of Ruth’s upcoming books. All the information you need for the description is in her blog, and so are more details, so check it out!
And on the subject of ebooks, Australia’s Minister for Small Business Predicts Demise of General Bookstores. Check out David Kubicek’s blog on it.
Speaking of books, Carol Rose’s Roy’s Rent-A-Hubby is now up on Smashwords and will shortly be appearing at the premium places like Barnes & Noble, Kobo and others. I’ve read a good deal of it (while formatting) and recommend it highly 🙂
Also, Terry Compton has also just released two books; Almost a Winner and The Alcantaran Key. You can check out all the info here.
I do’;t know if you’ve ever heard of Booksie (it was new to me), but Gerard Mendoza has started publishing a book there. From what I can see it works like a blog where you post in small pieces or chapters. Either way, it’s a YA Fantasy, and as a big Gerard fan I recommend checking it out!
Thanks to an unrelated email, I have discovered another Ozark author, Cait London. She has quite a back list of romances, most of which look to have a small town/rural area flavor and/or are historical that I think I’d really enjoy. More for the to be read list!
On a totally different subject, I found a fun video The Top Ten Titanic Legends from Titanic.com. I’m a total Titanic lover, so this whole channel suckered me in!
And something else I’m fond of is Finnish music – check out a cool selection of some awesome bands and songs! (I also love J-pop, but no links to that this week)
And that’s all I have right now. Have a great week everyone!