Talking Indie

Dear Tim Cook, CEO of Apple

Oct 10, 2016

An Open Letter by David Biddle

E-book apps in 2016 should be as revolutionary as word processors were back in the 1980s.

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The YA Conspiracy—and How I Grew Up

Sep 14, 2015

TW Column by David Biddle

It bothered the hell out of me that people were standing in line waiting for midnight sales of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

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Amazon, Where’s My Readfit?

Feb 16, 2015

TW Column by David Biddle​

I’d like to think I average at least 10,000 words a day on my Kindle when I’m using it, but right now, I have no idea how much I read.

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Three Money Lessons for Starry-Eyed Authors

Oct 20, 2014

TW Column by David Biddle

Self-published literary novels do not sell well on Amazon—or anywhere else.

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Quality, Schmality—Indie Lit Rocks!

Feb 10, 2014

TW Column by David Biddle

Literature happens not because editors and academics give it the nod, but because a writer puts her whole self on the page.

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Why Aren’t More People Reading E-Books?

Nov 18, 2013

TW Column by David Biddle

I now carry a whole library in my hip pocket, using a variety of insanely small gadgets.

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Why Bookstores Aren’t Helping Indie Authors—Yet

Apr 17, 2013

TW Column by David Biddle

The staff of this lovely shop didn’t welcome me with open arms.

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How Much Should E-Books Cost?

Jan 25, 2013

TW Column by David Biddle

It’s way too easy for us indie authors to devalue what we’re selling.

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Sorry, Your Buddies Won’t Buy Your Book

Nov 09, 2012

TW Column by David Biddle

This is the plight of the indie author. When you go it alone, nobody really knows you’re there.

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