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Sorry for my ignorance but what does PI mean?

PI = pseudo incest
( relations among step relatives )
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Sorry for my ignorance but what does PI mean?
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Not Quite Kindle / Re: Let us Play Change One word Game
« Last post by telracs on Today at 12:54:52 PM »
crew cut
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Is this just NOOK Press, or is it also affecting paperbacks through Createspace?
Paperback were still up the last time i checked, but if they don't sell PI or non consent I imagine they will get to those.
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New 30 designs added on sale. Now there are about 1650 all together in all genres.



If you see something you like, reserve the cover now as it's only sold once, to only one author.
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Writers' Cafe / Re: Cleanest way to go wide
« Last post by Seneca42 on Today at 12:52:03 PM »
Perhaps you are looking at it wrong? Many people use D2D and have good things to say about it.

D2D is great. Just because I don't see the logic in aggregating versus going direct doesn't mean D2D is bad. I use them for B&N and itunes.

Most people go with D2D either:

* they don't have a mac and can't upload to itunes without a giant pain in the butt
* they aren't american, so B&N you can't get on direct
* want to go beyond the main stores (B&N, itunes and Kobo) to the smaller distributors
* have been told to use D2D by everyone, so they just do so without researching it

All I'm saying is "convenience" isn't a reason to go with an aggregator if you're primarily concerned with just the three main stores. In addition, Kobo you definitely want to be direct or you won't have access to their in-house promotions which are awesome (cheap and effective).

Bill said something interesting though about unpublishing. If it is harder to unpublish if you're direct (which seems counter intuitive to me but could easily be the case) then that's definitely something to consider. Someone else would have to provide insight into that though.

Let me put it like this? Would you give an aggregator 10% to publish you on Amazon? Hell no, because you know how to do it yourself and how easy it is. It's the same with the other vendors - hell Kobo's upload process is WAY easier than Amazons. 
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It may not turn everyone off, but it likely will turn some off.

Of course, but everything will turn readers some off. I didn't realize we were trying to account for everyone's personal tastes (my mistake for saying it won't turn "anyone" off, as I changed what was implied--sorry). I personally find this part of the potential book start/end a turn off:

"it's a paranormal novel so the reader knows dead might not mean dead, and there is a twist at the end."

If I'm set-up for the MC to die at the end of the book, I would be very disappointed in an ending where that doesn't happen, particularly if it's set up by a twist and not by inevitable action that builds throughout the storyline.  If it is set up properly through the book, then it wouldn't bother me in that case either :)
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Is this just NOOK Press, or is it also affecting paperbacks through Createspace?
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Writers' Cafe / Re: Broke the Top 100 in THREE!!! Categories
« Last post by jessie520 on Today at 12:48:30 PM »
Congrats! Wishing you continued success.  ;D
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Writers' Cafe / Re: Sudden sales explosion!
« Last post by Scrapper78 on Today at 12:47:55 PM »
Before I changed Ordnance but after I did the "Hell Follows" PRe-order.
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