Audiblegate Row… Update


Thank you to Susan May for keeping us up to date with what is going on with Audible.  The next meeting with them is tomorrow. Good luck and here's hoping something good comes out of this. https://www.susanmaywriter.net/single-post/we-re-not-gonna-take-it-audible-s-response-to-audiblegate

Goodreads Ransom Scam by Alina Leonova


  Goodreads Ransom Scam And The Platform's Astonishing Indifference January 13th, 2021   A number of authors are being attacked by scammers who first post multiple fake 1-star reviews and ratings on Goodreads and then demand ransom to take them down. If you are not a book geek, you might not be familiar with Goodreads. … Continue reading Goodreads Ransom Scam by Alina Leonova

LULU eBook Update


      I received this email today and thought I'd share.  It seems we are going to have to pay for Global Distribution for each and every ebook we upload... If you wish GLOBAL... Dear Lulu Author, We’re contacting you today because you currently have Ebook projects using our Global Distribution service.Effective February 15th, 2021, … Continue reading LULU eBook Update

Emails and Files


A short blog post about emails and files!! It seems many people either don't realise, forget or just don't think about files they've attached to emails and sent to contractors, publishers, editors etc., etc. Why do I say this? If you send a file to someone... anyone, then you should still have a copy of … Continue reading Emails and Files

Word War with Cac the Proofreader – Understanding Jokes…


A SPECIAL TREAT FOR THANKSGIVING FROM CATHY.   • An Oxford comma walks into a bar where it spends the evening watching the television, getting drunk, and smoking cigars.  • A dangling participle walks into a bar. Enjoying a cocktail and chatting with the bartender, the evening passes pleasantly. • A bar was walked into by the … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader – Understanding Jokes…

Word War with Cac the Proofreader – Allusion, Illusion & Elusion


Here we go again! It's WORD WAR time! Today I'm bringing you something that is extremely confusing to so many: ALLUSION vs. ILLUSION vs. ELUSION. Let's get to work. ALLUSION: figure of speech describing something, either direct or implied, often a comparison. Example: "He's such a Romeo." The reference to Shakespeare's Romeo implies he's very … Continue reading Word War with Cac the Proofreader – Allusion, Illusion & Elusion