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by jjshannon
January 2nd, 2010, 2:53 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: A "telling" CNN headline on ebooks (1/1/10)
Replies: 2
Views: 657

A "telling" CNN headline on ebooks (1/1/10)

For a brief period last night, CNN ran this story as a headline: Digital piracy hits the e-book industry http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/01/01/ebook.piracy/index.html?iref=allsearch Now, from the complaint department: I have a lil 2.5 pound netbook (no ereader), so downloaded the Kindle app for PCs and...
by jjshannon
January 2nd, 2010, 2:31 pm
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: A forum game: three word story
Replies: 83
Views: 8139

Re: A forum game: three word story

block of cheese!
by jjshannon
December 16th, 2009, 5:20 pm
Forum: Writing
Topic: What works better for you: praise or critique?
Replies: 24
Views: 3259

Re: What works better for you: praise or critique?

I suspect some degree of praise for the BIG picture is required for me to carry on writing. I mean, if I heard stuff like "anemic plot, mediocre voice, lousy dialogue, boring character/s, etc.," enough times, I'd deep 6 my publishing hopes. But if I get enough positive feedback about the big picture...
by jjshannon
December 16th, 2009, 3:03 pm
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: I'm getting more confused by the minute ...
Replies: 5
Views: 1319

Re: I'm getting more confused by the minute ...

Mira -- she's not knock-your-socks-off well kown, but she's got over a dozen books published and has won lots of prestigious awards. Shadow -- indeed. What's funny is, I had this idea that a $50.00 Amazon gift certificate was good for 5 ebooks, at least for a while. Guess not, unless you buy for cos...
by jjshannon
December 16th, 2009, 12:25 am
Forum: Self-Publishing
Topic: I'm getting more confused by the minute ...
Replies: 5
Views: 1319

I'm getting more confused by the minute ...

Hi gang -- I'm trying very hard to wrap my mind around the pricing structure, release dates, etc., of hc vs pb vs ebook. And I'm getting more confused the more I read and research. I decided to click on over to Amazon to check out Gail Godwin's latest novel which I knew would be coming out early in ...
by jjshannon
December 6th, 2009, 3:29 am
Forum: Procrastination
Topic: Monkeys vs. Bears
Replies: 63
Views: 19134

Re: Monkeys vs. Bears

The monkeys. And this monkey wonders if you'd considered "unjustifying" your blog entries ... you may delete this post - I'm helping you test the new forum because I'm ill this weekend. ;) PS (10 minutes later) -- if I click on "view" my own posts I get an error message -- that's the ONLY glitch I'v...