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, 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