About Amy Shojai

Amy Shojai is a certified cat & dog behavior consultant and the award-winning author of 30+ pet-centric books and Thrillers with Bite! Oh, and she loves bling!

It’s Alive! The Kindle-izing Journey Continues . . .

After a little over a month, much research and even more angst, Complete Kitten Care is LIVE and available for $2.99 at Kindle. Whew! While publishing via the DTP (digital text plaform) provided by Amazon works great for text-only (fiction) works, … Continue reading

Kindle-izing the Backlist–Shoelaces for Dummies

This is my third blog about my Kindle-ization journey. The feedback has been incredible. And some of y’all had the nerve (pronounced “noive”) to say, “Publishing with Kindle is easy!” Well excooooooose me! Perhaps for those with text-only content, I … Continue reading

Kindle-izing the Backlist, Headaches & Headlines

My journey into Kindle-land continues, and the tedium-monster (“it’s alive!!!”) has an endless appetite. Actually, I’ve made good progress. But since I promised a step-by-step account, this entry describes my AHA-discovery of a week ago regarding the HTML worry. You see, … Continue reading

Kindle-izing & Backlist CPR

My last blog post “kindled” several email list discussions (sorry, couldn’t resist). It seems many of us have been frustrated by the stack-o-books under the bed collecting dust, while the hoards of used book sellers camped out on our online … Continue reading

Backlist Blues–Hope, Hype, & Hallelujia

I have had 23 pet care and behavior books published since 1992, all by “mainstream” bigtime NYC publishers. In the beginning, my agent commanded 6-figure advances for my books, and some of these books have sold extremely well. It sucks to … Continue reading