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Amazon Price Tools

Our streaming-only television plans may have failed, but I’ve been enjoying the Amazon Prime membership we got for it. There’s a part of me that’s a little terrified of Amazon, because that much power in the hands of one commercial organization is scary, but there’s another part of me that really likes the incredible variety […]

FanFic

No, I’m not writing it, but I’m not knocking it, either! I know a lot of people do look down on fan fiction, mostly because it traditionally hasn’t been the best quality.  In fact, back in the old days, when I first was trying my hand at writing, it was very much denigrated and no […]

Things To Read

I’m a little suspicious of lists put out by booksellers of books I ought to read. I’m especially suspicious when it’s a list of 100 “books to read in a lifetime” being suggested by Amazon.  But, when Matt Mullenweg, founder of Automattic and one of two founding developers of WordPress, I have to admit, I […]

Short Fiction for the Nook

Can you tell I’m really enjoying my new Nook HD+? I hadn’t really intended for this to be my focus this month, my personal choice of ereader, but, well, sometimes these things just happen. I love my Nook and I enjoyed my last one, too, which, honestly, is a surprise to me.  I used to […]

Picking New Fiction

I like to read. In fact, I like to read a lot, as anyone who’s spent time with me can tell you.  I have to admit, I read a lot of trash, but, still, at least I’m reading.  And, since getting my newest Nook HD+ back around Mother’s Day, I’ve been reading more than ever.  […]

Get Rich Quick

Self-publishing on Kindle! Okay, I know that sounded cheesy and trashy, like a late-night TV sales pitch, but, apparently, it could be true, too! The news has been all abuzz about relatively young author Amanda Hocking who’s sold thousands of ebooks via the Amazon Kindle store and the Barnes & Noble ebook store.  According to […]


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