The Current Economics of E-Books « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

http://www.lemodesittjr.com/2015/01/16/the-current-economics-of-e-books/

For my aspiring and published author friends: observations on the ebook market by Modesitt

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The Eccentric Polish Count Who Influenced Classic SF’s Greatest Writers

http://io9.com/the-eccentric-polish-count-who-influenced-classic-sfs-g-1631001935?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source=io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow

Korzybski coined the well-known slogan, “The map is not the territory,” to sum up this idea.

An essay on the most famous SF author you’ve never read or heard of.  Golden Age of SF era. Think Heinlein and Campbell.

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PW Select February 2014: What Every Indie Author Needs to Know About E-Books

http://publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/authors/pw-select/article/61058-pw-select-february-2014-what-every-indie-author-needs-to-know-about-e-books.html#path/pw/by-topic/authors/pw-select/article/61058-pw-select-february-2014-what-every-indie-author-needs-to-know-about-e-books.html

In all of this, remember these efforts are investments in a long-term career. Social media and marketing work are as much about selling your new book as boosting sales for your back catalog—and building connections to help your next book succeed.

A bit lengthy, but this article has some good information and links buried in it.

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