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The ePublishing Business is BOOMING! for Kat Valentine

Hi Joe, This is an update on my continuing adventures in epublishing. Last month I told you about my novelette The Crazy Old Lady in the Attic becoming an Amazon Best Seller. It has now been in Amazon’s Top Twenty … Continue reading

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Local Author and Blogger Kat Valentine Is Kicking Steven King’s Ass On Horror Sales of Her Kindle Book

"The Crazy Old Lady in the Attic" by Gloucester writer Kathleen Valentine is a psychological horror novelette available for Kindle. It has been selling well and last night hit a new high: Novelette (15k words) Psychological horror. – The townhouses … Continue reading

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Kat Valentine Tutorial: Selling eBooks Directly from Your Site or Blog

Hi Joe, Ever since I wrote my series on indie publishing I’ve gotten a lot of requests to explain how to sell e-books directly from one’s own blog or web site. So I wrote a tutorial that your readers might … Continue reading

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Chickity Check It!- Kat Valentine Digs Up A Great Piece On How To Blog

click on the graphic below to check it out- Click here for the post-which Ket highlighted at http://parlezmoiblog.blogspot.com/ 7 Dos and 7 Don’ts for New Bloggers Nathan Bransford has spoken. He says it’s never too early for writers to start … Continue reading

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How To Publish Series Part V With Kat Valentine

Part 5 – Marketing and Promotion Probably the most challenging part of being an indie author/publisher is the marketing. Unlike trad-pub authors, indie authors are responsible for all their own marketing. At one time this meant slogging boxes of books … Continue reading

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Kat Valentine’s Local Author Publishing Series

Kat Valentine is putting together a series of talks with authors who offer advice on writing and publishing.  here is the first in the series- For/From Indie Authors: Daniel Arenson Daniel Arenson is an author of fantasy fiction, from epic … Continue reading

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Part 3 What is “Self” Publishing? From Kat Valentine– Before You Go To Press

Here is part 3. It is a little longer but I cannot emphasize the part in yellow enough! Thank so much!!! Spelling and Grammar Matter Thanks to the internet more people than ever are writing on a daily basis – … Continue reading

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Part 2 continued – What is “Self” Publishing? From Kat Valentine

What is INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING & how is it different from subsidy publishing? Unlike subsidy publishing, independent publishing is entirely controlled by the author. Most of the prominent writers who have self-published have done so independently so that they could publish … Continue reading

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Part 2 – What is “Self” Publishing? From Kat Valentine

I keep telling Kat she should write is “How To Publish/Or Not Publish For Dummies” EVERYBODY has a story to tell.  EVERYBODY thinks they are interesting.  Hardly anyone knows the ins and outs of the industry like Kat does. Kat … Continue reading

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How To Publish Your Book (or Not) From Kat Valentine

With the explosion in eBook readers such as the Kindle, Nook and iPad I‘ve been intrigued on how things in the publishing world are changing.  Katy Valentine has a good number of books in print and also available electronically.  Not … Continue reading

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Chickity Check It! Kat Valentine Does a Blog Re-design

Kat Valentine is a sweetheart of a person.  I love our conversations when I get a little time to check in on her.  Anyway she has a blog and now with after hearing about her redesign I figure it’s as … Continue reading

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Knit To End Homelessness – November 7

Kat Valentine wants You To Knit To End Homelessness On November 7 the annual Knit-A-Thon to benefit Pine Street Inn will be held at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. The goal this year is $50,000. Among the prizes awarded … Continue reading

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Kat Valentine Wants You To Celebrate the Flavors of Massachusetts with Tinky Weisblat

Kat asked me to forward this along- Celebrating the Flavors of Massachusetts with Tinky Weisblat Our good friend Tinky Weisblat from In Our Grandmother’s Kitchens is planning a celebration of locally grown produce to raise funds for Mass Farmers Markets. … Continue reading

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Kat Valentine, Cape Ann Brewing Featured In Cape Ann Magazine!

From Kat Valentine the creator of the Parlez Moi Blog and a bajillion books- Cape Ann Magazine wrote an article about knitting on Cape Ann with some pictures from our Tuesday night Knit Night at Cape Ann Brewing’s Pub. They … Continue reading

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Maritime Heritage Center Fund Raiser

This came in from Kat Valentine- Maritime Heritage Center Fund Raiser, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

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GMG Power Rankings #7

What can I say about Kat Valentine but how much I appreciate all of her generous help. Kat is one of those people who quietly and without asking for recognition does so much for our community as a whole but … Continue reading

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Man at The Wheel Petition Can Be Downloaded And Printed Here

People from out of town who want to support the effort to put the Man at The Wheel on the Massachusetts Quarter after it had already been voted by over a 4 to 1 margin on a ballot put forth … Continue reading

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