Full List 2014 eFestival of Words Indie eBook Awards Nominees

Congratulations to all of the nominees for the 3rd annual eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Awards. The awards are a peer-nominated program designed to highlight the wonderful wealth of talent in the independent publishing community. Complete information about the awards can be found on the eFestival of Words site. Continue reading Full List 2014 eFestival of Words Indie eBook Awards Nominees

Author Q & A with Shelly Arkon

Shelly Arkon is the author of Secondhand Shoes, nominated in the Best General Fiction category for the 2013 eFestival of Words Best of the Independent eBook Awards. We invited Shelly to come into the Sith Witch’s lair to discuss her book and enjoy some Dark Chocolate Cookies. (Don’t worry. I didn’t bake them. They’re edible.) Continue reading Author Q & A with Shelly Arkon

Warning: Outskirt Press Best Book of the Year Contest

I confess up front to not being a fan of their business tactics, but my initial thought was that it was pretty cool that they would sponsor an internal contest for their authors. Putting some cash on the line to encourage their folks to raise the bar in production quality and all that.

Geesh, was I wrong. Continue reading Warning: Outskirt Press Best Book of the Year Contest