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Bookstore-related discussions.

Mar 032014
 
Smashwords Winter/Summer Sale = Free Ebooks

“At one minute past midnight Pacific time on March 2, the special Smashwords Read an Ebook Week promotion catalogue goes live on the Smashwords home page.  Readers can browse the catalogue and search by coupon code levels and categories.  At the stroke of midnight Pacific time at the end of the day on March 8, […]

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Apr 122013
 
Rising in the Kobo Neurology Ranks

This is a nice thing to see on a cold and rainy Friday morning: My book Concussion Is Brain Injury is number three in Neurology and number four in Neuroscience and surprisingly number seventy-six in the large Reference/Biography & Memoir category, for ebooks listed on Kobo. And surprisingly in Neurology, I’m ahead of a book […]

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Jul 022011
 
Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale of “Lifeliner” and “She” Now On!

It’s summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and winter for friends in the Southern Hemisphere. In honour of that, Smashwords is kicking off their third annual Summer/Winter Sale, and they invited authors to participate. I answered their invitation with a resounding “Yes!” Lifeliner and She will both be fifty percent off their regular price. And as […]

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Jun 212011
 
My Ebooks Are Going Out Into The World

I’m pleased to announce that my newest title She is now available at the awesome price of $2.99 in the Amazon Kindle store, along with my first book Lifeliner. Purchasing a Kindle ebook on Amazon is fast and easy with the 1-Click Buy button. You can also give She or Lifeliner or both as a […]

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May 242010
 

“A compelling story.” “Shireen Jeejeebhoy has written an extraordinary account of Judy Taylor and her fight for life starting in the 1970’s when medical science was not as it is today.” “When (Judy) was drugged up, she’s going, ‘I can’t die cause there’s no way that Cliff can raise those three girls by himself. He […]

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Feb 092009
 

I’m liking this Top Contributors group in the chapters.indigo.ca Community. They offer a select list of free books to members who agree to review them within 2 months. That’s how I ended up reviewing Farley Mowat’s newest book Otherwise. It’s a total win-win-win program. For me the reviewer, the win is a free book, practice […]

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Jan 172009
 

I spread my presence across the bookstore Net and then realised I was overextended. I signed up for Amazon Connect awhile ago. It’s similar to chapters.indigo.ca Community; in fact the Community is probably a take-off of Connect. I tried to stay current with both, but in the end, especially after all of Amazon’s shenanigans, I’ve […]

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Nov 172008
 

You may remember I wrote a couple of weeks ago about the lack of sales information from iUniverse. Well, today the sales reporting software worked, and I just about choked on my hot chocolate. I called up iUniverse to see if I’d misread the figures, but nope, they were right. To backtrack a bit, so […]

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Aug 052008
 
Search Inside Lifeliner on Amazon.com

Amazon.com has recently added a popular feature to my book page — “Search Inside.” With “Search Inside” a curious customer can click on the image of Lifeliner‘s front cover and get a peek at actual sections of my book. For some books, this feature allows a person to see the entire inside of the book, […]

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