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KDP Print vs Createspace

For a long time, I've been watching KDP's Print platform, assuming that Amazon would eventually nix the Createspace model (which works so well!) and put all of their print-on-demand paperbacks into the KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) model. 

It's finally happened.

Fighting Piracy

Book pirates. They don't ride on ships, there's no bodice-ripping or treasure chests, but their nickname still fits because they are going to steal your ebook. It's a guarantee. They are going to steal it, and post it online for others to download for free.

So, when that happens, what should you do? 

Censor---what???

The world has gone mad and "censorship" is the word that is flitting around the romance community.

Just this week, Amazon's new policy has stripped any erotica titles of exposure and hides them into impossible-to-find corners of their store. 

Interview with a Ghostwriter

It recently occurred to me that I am essentially clueless about the ghostwriting profession. How does it work? What do these anonymous authors earn? And does it bother them when they see their novels succeeding with someone else's name plastered in glossy letters on the front cover?