#AmtrakResidency Program: Ride Amtrak and Write by Joey Pinkney

#AmtrakResidency Program: Ride Amtrak and Write by Joey Pinkney

How cool would it be if you could ride an Amtrak train cross-country and write until your heart’s content? Keep reading… The #AmtrakResidency program will be perfect for you. Applications are currently being accepted online from 17 March 2014  through

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“Anybody’s Daughter” voted Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction at the 45th NAACP Image Awards by Joey Pinkney

“Anybody’s Daughter” voted Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction at the 45th NAACP Image Awards by Joey Pinkney

On Saturday 22 February 2014, Pamela Samuels Young won the Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction award at the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards for her newest novel Anybody’s Daughter (Goldman House Publishing). In this fast-paced thriller, Young sheds light on a

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Fee changes, per book listings, member-author only giveaways and a spin-off site coming soon to the Index…

Fee changes, per book listings, member-author only giveaways and a spin-off site coming soon to the Index…

This post was updated on 20 March 2014 and reflects new information as regards membership to the Index and how to get your book listed on the Index. On 18 March 2014, the Independent Author Index will turn two! Yay!

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It’s Friday, 21 Feb 2014… What are you reading?

It’s Friday, 21 Feb 2014… What are you reading?

Help someone else find a good read for the weekend. What are you reading?

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Sony is closing its eBook store, sending customers to Kobo…

Sony is closing its eBook store, sending customers to Kobo…

Sony’s Reader™ Store customers in the United States and Canada will soon have one less choice for eBooks when Sony sunsets its electronic book offerings in these two countries.

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Bestselling and traditionally-published authors start own independent publishing company

Bestselling and traditionally-published authors start own independent publishing company

Reshonda Tate Billingsley and Victoria Christopher Murray are two bestselling authors who are traditionally published by Simon & Schuster. They have 30 books published between them with over 2 million copies sold.

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Do you suffer from cyber schizophrenia?

Do you suffer from cyber schizophrenia?

Independent Authors! Do you realize that if you’re going to be successful at self-publishing you have to think of yourself as a brand, especially you indie authors who depend on eBook sales as the driving force to get your work

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“Anybody’s Daughter” nominated for Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction at the 45th NAACP Image Awards

“Anybody’s Daughter” nominated for Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction at the 45th NAACP Image Awards

Pamela Samuels Young is making history at the 45th NAACP Image Awards. Her independently-published novel, “Anybody’s Daughter” (Goldman House Publishing), has been nominated for Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction. The inclusion of Young’s Anybody’s Daughter is proof positive that independent authors

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Amazon’s network of warehouses causing it to have to charge sale tax in three more states

Amazon’s network of warehouses causing it to have to charge sale tax in three more states

Many people give Amazon.com five stars for fast shipping. That’s because even though Amazon is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, it has warehouses throughout the country that allow Amazon to deliver your packages much faster than if every package was coming

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For the Author’s Toolbox by Joey Pinkney: Editorially, Web-based Collaborative Writing Tool

For the Author’s Toolbox by Joey Pinkney: Editorially, Web-based Collaborative Writing Tool

Do you have a writing project that requires more than just you to get it done? Are you the editor of an online magazine or an anthology trying to herd cats…I mean…authors? 😀 Enter a collaborative writing tool called Editorially,

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