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The Politics of Privacy: Amazon’s New Reviews – The Prose Blog

Originally posted on writerchristophfischer:
THE POLITICS OF PRIVACY: AMAZON’S NEW REVIEWS Amazon’s new review policy has the entire indie author population up in arms, and rightfully so. What does this mean for the future of independent publishing? The Prose Blog has taken up the issue up and contacted author Brenda Perlin and myself about it.…

All Reviews Need to Be Taken With a Grain of Salt

Originally posted on Elyse Salpeter:
I’ve been disturbed recently reading reviews on the internet across a myriad of topics. The three biggest offenders for me are reviews on books, reviews on over the counter products and reviews on recipes. These reviews are put up on the web where the anonymity of the internet allows consumers…

It’s not all in the numbers …

Originally posted on Books: Publishing, Reading, Writing:
Sally Cronin, the blogger behind Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life, reblogged a post from Hugh’s Views and News, titled Is Your Blog Living By Numbers? Very good post, and I urge you to read both Sally’s intro and Hugh’s post itself. This reminded me of…

Weekend Edition – Dear Writer, You are weird. Plus Good Reads and Writing Tips

Originally posted on Live to Write – Write to Live:
Writers are not normal people. Image from Screencraft It started when I was a kid. I would often carry a notebook with me, scribbling everything and nothing on its welcoming pages as I sat alone in a quiet corner of the playground, or – later,…

#WritingTip: Expand Your Horizons #ASMSG #IAN1 #amwriting

Poetry — The Flow

Originally posted on Anna Dobritt — Author:
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Is Your Blog Living By Numbers?

Originally posted on Hugh's Views & News  :
Why are we so obsessed with numbers? Credit: I’ve read many interesting posts over the past few months about the number of visitors and followers some of us would like for our blogs, but living by numbers doesn’t only apply to us in the blogging world.…

Writing Quotes — Kurt Vonnegut

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Writing Tip — 34

Originally posted on Anna Dobritt — Author:
The fear lurks within all who put pen to page or fingers to keyboard. Should I do this? Should I actually sit down and write a story? What do I have to say that others would want to read? Our need to write is deep-seated, something we can’t…

Same boat new day

Originally posted on Jane Dougherty Writes:
By the quay, White swan waits, Sun-soaking, Furled sheets, Flag-fluttering, Waiting for the wind, And the ocean’s call.

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