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Agatha Christie Mastered Poison And Book Sales – By Scott Smith – For Investors Business Daily –

Red Means Run author Brad Smith: “I have an aversion to cops” – By Mark Medley – The After Word –

Digital Rights Showdown: HarperCollins V. Open Road – By Victoria Strauss – Writer Beware –

Confessions of a Narcissistic Blogger – By Joe Bunting – For Problogger –

Black Wednesday Is a Wake-Up Call for IT Executives – By Robert Plant – Harvard Business Review –

Write with a knife for more powerful prose – By Good Copy, Bad Copy –

21 Tactics to Increase Blog Traffic – By Seomoz –

Soon, we shall be living in the world of Minority Report – CES – Samsung’s Smart Window – By  Planet Tech-

Themes and Story Premise in Novel Writing – By Sherrinda Ketchersid – For The Writers Alley –

Don’t overlook Amazon’s Kindle Singles – By Shawn Sensiba – –

E-publishing and the dangers of malleability – By Bethanie Blanchard – –

Average Kindle Book 6 Times More Expensive Than Self-Published Titles – By Rebecca Rosen – The Atlantic –

Help Me Pick Out My New Book Cover – By Jeff Goins – – I discovered my choice was made by what I felt viewing each cover rather than aesthetics – interesting!


 Quote(s) of the Day

“If you do not breathe through writing, cry out in writing or sing in writing, then don’t write, our culture has no use for it.”  – Anais Nin

“You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you. “  – Ray Bradbury




Special Tribute

Reginald Hill, the prolific British author best known for his 24 idiosyncratic but elegant crime novels featuring the Yorkshire police detectives Andrew Dalziel and Peter Pascoe, died on Thursday at his home in Cumbria, England. He was 75. –