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 IĀ 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 sucksĀ to … Continue reading

Betty White, CatChow.com, About.com & Kindle

After last month’s several days in Las Vegas at the Western Veterinary Conference (terrific event, btw), I’m near deadline on the four article assigments that resulted. All will be published by Catnip (a Tufts University newsletter), two on behavior, one … Continue reading