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Cover to Cover #460: Information Management and Story Questions

Mike S brings up some salient points about the legal tussle going on between HarperCollins and Open Road Media over the definition of "ebook" because of a new electronic version of Julie of the Wolves.

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Mike S talks about asking more questions about your story in order to discover more about your world, your characters, and how those questions may lead you to tell a better story than the one you originally had in mind.   [Read more...]

Cover to Cover #341: Chatting about Publishing

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They speculate how well some of the houses may adapt to electronic or other alternate options, and how well some of them may or may not change at all. What's the deal behind charging the same amount for an ebook as they do for a hardcover print book?   [Read more...]

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