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  • Amazon bends
    Today I found out that Amazon will be changing its much abused return policy for ebooks. What was happening? Readers would ‘purchase’ an ebook. Then they’d read it. Then they’d return it. Amazon would reimburse them if it was within 7 days of the purchase. Fine so far but how do Authors get hurt? If […]
  • More Local Authors
    other literary works for sale by locals
  • More On Ensuring Library Retention of Books by Local Authors
    Authors selling 100 million books aren’t in our library . . . what hope for locals?
  • An Adman On Marketing Books And Books Stores
    Terry O’Reilly worked in advertising for most of his career of 30+ years. For the last bunch of years he’s had a program / podcast series on CBC Radio about advertising and marketing. Actually more than one iteration of that. The current program is Under The Influence and it is in its 11st season. The […]
  • Poet’s Paintings
    Poet’s Paintings by Dennis R. Schmunk Call No. 819.1 SCH Barcode: 35142002510146 At the Grand Forks & District Public Library web catalogue.