Marion on April 21st, 2015

As those of you (both of you) who follow this blog know, I write books, and despite some good customer, zine, and blog reviews, nobody buys my books. There are now officially a GAZILLION “books” out there. The odds of randomly coming across one of mine are 100,000,000,000,000 to 1 – and that’s science! Also [...]

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Marion on April 2nd, 2015

There is a thing that exists up north where storytellers get to try their hand at writing a novel in three days. The good news is you don’t have to actual travel to Canada to do it. It can be done from your own backyard, or front porch or kitchen table. I never won. But [...]

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Marion on April 1st, 2015

A while back I wrote a blog post about how I think Kindle Select is not such a great idea for authors. I still think that, but I decided to give Schrodinger’s Telephone one more shot in the system. The results are so far zero paid borrows. That’s right 0. I have actually SOLD a [...]

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Marion on March 23rd, 2015

Big Announcement! No, I didn’t sell my very minor cult classic to Hollywood (yet), but there is news.  We (this is a team effort) are giving Loisaida a facelift. Changes are slightly more than cosmetic. There is a new cover on the electronic and will be one soon for the print version, and mo’ betta [...]

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VM Gautier on February 21st, 2015

Watch an old movie from the 1920s and you’ll see the telephone was already fully integrated into people’s lives, but it was not yet in everyone’s home. Often there would be a coin operated phone in the corridor or a communal one in the parlor of a boarding house. But by the end of World [...]

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