James Patterson Wants Bailout Money. Wait, What?

by August Wainwright on April 24, 2013

I don’t know James Patterson personally. I have no doubt he’s a kind and thoughtful man; I have absolutely no reason to believe otherwise. But his recent ad (shown below) that ran in the New York Times Book Review and (…)

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘A Study In Sin’

by August Wainwright on April 18, 2013

And, how to get a free copy before it’s released next month. 1. ‘A Study In Sin’ is a modern update of a classic Sherlock Holmes tale. When I first set out to write this series, it was mostly an (…)

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Anti-Competitive Companies, Amazon, & Authors

by August Wainwright on April 12, 2013

Quite a bit has been said about Amazon and their “monopolistic” practices lately. Let me start this post by putting my thoughts right out in the open: This entire discussion is bullshit. Many authors have weighed in publicly with their (…)

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The Reasons Behind the Writing – Why Do You Do It?

by August Wainwright on April 1, 2013

Writing is a profession. Being an author in today’s environment of publishing means being an entrepreneur. I get it; and anybody who wants to succeed should embrace that idea too. I’m as guilty as everyone else when it comes to (…)

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