Have you got a gruesome short horror story waiting, unpublished, in a drawer? Even the idea for a truly skin-crawling story, but no incentive to write it up yet? Here’s your chance to get that story published and your name out there as a horror writer…
Probably the first time I got worried about the yawning gap between old-fashioned copyright law and modern business was when I asked my hairdresser why the radio wasn’t playing in her salon any more.
It turned out that without paying for proper (and quite expensive) licensing, the law said you couldn’t play music on the radio in a “public place,” which includes anywhere with employees and/or customers. So Radio Two had to go. Thank you, BBC.
But now? [Read more…]
If you’re with CreateSpace / Kindle Direct Publishing and have a book to promote, you can now go with one click from its image or wherever it is on your site/blog/etc., straight to a preview of the first chapter or two.
Of course you may have already heard about this! But if you haven’t, read on – it’s great.
Having had 31 nonfiction books published so far – 20 of which were published traditionally with some subsequent ones self-published as eBooks, and the last one self-published in print and Kindle – I’ve learned quite a bit about contemporary publishing generally and was grateful to Bookemon for appreciating that.
Unlike so many non-traditional publishing businesses, Bookemon emerges as a trustworthy resource and although I have yet to produce a book with them, I believe that they do offer a credible and fair service.
Here’s how the interview went: you’ll find it helpful… [Read more…]