WORLD is coming

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You’ve seen it around here before.  Stories, drafts, scraps. The uncreatively-working-titled Brave New World or THIS Brave New World.  But this world isn’t new – for most of us, it’s been around longer than we have.  It is brave, but it it’s also everyday. It’s just the world. It’s the one we see when we sit down at… Read more »

FREE “Tree Books” For September

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Stories About Things is back on Amazon at the token price of $1.  And this time, it’s there to stay – and it’s going to make some noise. Stories has got some nice reviews floating around the interwebs.  But readers expect reviews in one place: Amazon. So in light of that……… Readers who review Stories About Things on… Read more »

The One TUEBL Thread TO RULE THEM ALL!

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LAST Update April 28, 2013: Yeah……uh, haha just kidding about the ONE THREAD thing! Since CheapassFiction is now the ONE TUEBL BLOG to rule them all, I’ll just be updating everything TUEBL-related as regular posts! Update Jan 20, 2013 2:20PM: Yes, new TUEBL is limping along for the day as a result of scheduled server/maintenance/mumblemumbleinsertcomputervocabularyhere work. Tomorrow… Read more »

Pricing and Professional Authordom Arrrg.

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My last post on professional authordom, prompted a bit of a discussion about pricing–another one of those things I’ve been deliberating as I prepare for the professional author makeover.  The discussion weighed the merits of pricing e-books rather than leaving them free.  As an advocate of free shit, I lean heavily in favor of finding a… Read more »

TUEBL News: New TUEBL Makes It Easier To Support Authors

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Note: Henceforth, all TUEBL updates shall be collected into The One Thread TO RULE THEM ALL!   OK, TUEBL has been functional for enough days that I feel confidant announcing that it’s officially back on solid ground–hurray!  The “upload” section if still offline, but the thousands of books from Old TUEBL made it over to New… Read more »

TUEBL News: New TUEBL!

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Note: Henceforth, all TUEBL updates shall be collected into The One Thread TO RULE THEM ALL! NEWEST UPDATE (1/18/2012):  They’re baaaaaack!  😀 Or at least, new servers for now.  Here’s a few quick updates on our favorite online library: Firstly, no, it’s not just your connection that’s magically gotten speedy all of a sudden, TUEBL is fast again!… Read more »

TUEBL: The Ultimate E-Book Library To Get More Ultimate!

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Note: Henceforth, all TUEBL updates shall be collected into The One Thread TO RULE THEM ALL! Maybe it’s the holidays, maybe it’s the cold weather, maybe it’s the mid-season break in all the good TV shows, but people are looking for books to curl up with this winter.  And they’re looking for TUEBL, the Ultimate E-Book… Read more »

How do People Find You? Things I learn from the Top Searches

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One of the most entertaining spots on the WordPress dashboard for me is the “Top Searches” area, where you can see what people were looking for when they landed on your site.  Helpful, sometimes funny, and always educational. Here are some things I’ve learned from my Top Searches: 1. People are curious/excited/worried about/confused by TUEBL…. Read more »

Promises, promises. Sorry.

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NaNoWriMoLoGo

I have not been keeping up my resolve to hold myself accountable during NaNoWriMo–hitherto, only one update made it to Smashwords.  Apologies! My problem is that I have trouble writing linearly.   Normally, this is not a problem.  It’s just how I work–I am much more efficient focusing on things for short bursts, then coming… Read more »