February 18, 2009
Publishers Desk For February 18th | printable version
NEW KINDLE MAY VIOLATE AUTHORS' AUDIO RIGHTS
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SPRING '09 24-HOUR SHORT STORY CONTEST
The WritersWeekly.com Spring 2009 24-Hour Short Story Contest is now accepting entrants. Each contest is limited to 500 entrants. Contests usually fill up (it's tons of fun!), so don't delay if you want to participate.
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3. Writing E-books for Fun and Profit
Explains how to get ideas for your e-book as well as how to write and publish an e-book.
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THANK YOU, SIR! MAY I HAVE ANOTHER?!
We don't usually get political here but things are getting out of hand. Are you tired of the government giving away your money to millionaires via bailouts and stimulus packages that just incite more panic and that, subsequently, further hurt the economy? So are we. See:
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