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How To Publish An Ebook On Amazon

26 Sep

Barely Organized

You’ve spent hours working on your book. You’ve read, edited, re-read and edited some more. You’ve finally decided it meet your expectations and now you’re ready to start making money. With the ongoing growth in technology many readers are opting for Ebooks rather than paperback. You may also prefer the idea of offering you book in many different formats including an Ebook to go with your paperback book. It is much easier to sell an Ebook and production cost are less because you don’t have to pay shipping or printing costs. Another plus to offering an eBook is that you are able to sell your book all over the world. Most services can offer your published Ebook within 24 hours or as less as four hours to sell to the public. Which means you can start earning money right away.
There are many services that allow you to sell your…

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I Want to Write a Book

4 Jun

By the Book now available for purchase on Amazon

28 Jan

Sixteen Press

By the Book: Tips of the Trade for Writers is now available for purchase on Amazon. Interestingly, after I’d uploaded it to the Kindle Direct Publishing site, I got an email from Amazon telling me that some of the works in the book had previously been published online, and asking me if a/I owned the copyright to them, and b/why the works had been published online in the first place. This is what they said:

During a review of your KDP submission(s), we found content that is widely available on the web. You can do an online search for the content inside your book(s) to discover which sites are offering the content for free. Copyright is important to us – we want to make sure that no author or other copyright holder has their work claimed and sold by anyone else.

To confirm you have publishing rights to and control…

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Smashwords: New Ebook Cover Image Requirements Coming to Satisfy Higher Resolution E-Reading Devices

1 May

Source: Smashwords: New Ebook Cover Image Requirements Coming to Satisfy Higher Resolution E-Reading Devices

Creative Kiwis, an Amazing Journey

17 Feb

Creative Kiwis: "Write, Create, Innovate"




Don’t worry about the world ending today…
as it’s already tomorrow in scenic and tranquil ‘little’ New Zealand

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By the Sea

14 Dec


Source: By the Sea

“Dropped out in Godzone”

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Dropped out in Godzone

18 Nov

Books by Ray Carruthers ("RC")



… and LOVING it even more.

A South African’s and “exile Kiwi’s” light-hearted look at life in laid-back, provincial New Zealand. Eventually life in “Sleepy Hollow” became so quiet that we decided to write a book about it… although there were one or two adventures from time to time.

A new immigrant family’s view of rural ‘Godzone’ and culture shock after arriving from a large city in South Africa to start a new lifestyle … with a rather drastic change of pace on the other side of the world. Now six years later, no, now twenty-five, I take it all for granted…

and appreciate it even more.

Nothing much happens…

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