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On the Topic of Piracy - Part Two

While my previous post helps me sleep at night with the knowledge that my products are being stolen, do not take my acceptance on this topic as my approval of it.I feel the big issue is that people are simply justifying the topic of piracy. Some like to say, "Piracy has always been around, that people used to record music off the radio with cassette tapes." Sure, you are right. But show me one person back in the 80s who could get 50 GB of music (12,500 songs or over 600 hours of music) nearly instantly off the radi...Read more

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On the subject of Piracy

The topic of pirated, or stolen, digital books and audio books comes up often when I am chatting with other authors. Everyone has an opinion about this topic, though all agree it sucks.Here's my 2-cents. It may make you feel better, it may make you hate me. We shall see.In the beginning, I struggled with piracy, as I should think every author in today's world does. Any way you slice it, it sucks, and for a multitude of reasons. It sucks to pour your soul into a product for months, only to have someone steal it. It sucks to fe...Read more

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On the subject of Piracy

The topic of pirated, or stolen, digital books and audio books comes up often when I am chatting with other authors. Everyone has an opinion about this topic, though all agree it sucks.Here's my 2-cents. It may make you feel better, it may make you hate me. We shall see.In the beginning, I struggled with piracy, as I should think every author in today's world does. Any way you slice it, it sucks, and for a multitude of reasons. It sucks to pour your soul into a product for months, only to have someone steal it. It sucks to fe...Read more

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On the subject of Piracy

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O.K. So I suck at bogging. But, I am trying.

Facebook, Twitter, My Space, Alive not Dead, Linkedin, BLOGS!... and the list goes on. Social marketing is a two-edged sword. Sure, it is wonderful for interacting with fans, both current and potential. But it all sucks time away from what I do for a living - write.So, where is the happy medium? I have no friggin' clue.Up to this point, I have simply ignored the blog. It is just easier to spend my time working, as opposed to putting my opinions down is some digital diary. But I know that is not the way of the ...Read more

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O.K. So I suck at bogging. But, I am trying.

Facebook, Twitter, My Space, Alive not Dead, Linkedin, BLOGS!... and the list goes on. Social marketing is a two-edged sword. Sure, it is wonderful for interacting with fans, both current and potential. But it all sucks time away from what I do for a living - write.So, where is the happy medium? I have no friggin' clue.Up to this point, I have simply ignored the blog. It is just easier to spend my time working, as opposed to putting my opinions down is some digital diary. But I know that is not the way of the ...Read more

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O.K. So I suck at bogging. But, I am trying.

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Book Three of the Genesis of Oblivion Saga is scheduled for release late April or May of 2012. It is now on Pre-Order at http://www.shop.imaginedinterprises.com

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