Permission to Write

Permission to Write

“If you have a story that seems worth telling, and you think you can tell it worthily, then the thing for you to do is to tell it.” ~ Dashiell Hammett

Samuel Dashiell Hammett was an American author of detective novels and a screenplay writer. He created one of the most well-known fictional detectives of the 30’s, Sam Spade in The Maltese Falcon.

Hammett gave himself permission to write. He believed in himself, his creativity and his story enough to tell it. The questions is, do you believe in yourself, your creativity and your story? If you do,

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Author rewards for your clicks

Author rewards for your clicks

Great news for our writers who share with us on Free-eBooks.net.

If you’ve ever looked at the details page for eBooks on our website, you might have noticed that there are ad slots located in strategic and unobtrusive spots on the page. Well, now we’ve dedicated those ad slots to the authors whose books are displayed on those pages.

The ads are purely contextual and are chosen and displayed based on the content of the page you are on. All it takes is a click, nothing else, and Google donates a small commission to the author.

So the

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Uploading to your eReader via USB

Uploading to your eReader via USB

I have been spending some time with our helpdesk issues and noticed that one of the most often asked for advice is how to upload our eBooks to eReaders – from Kindle to [insert no-name reader here] – and today I thought I’d connect up a Nook SimpleTouch and write some step-by-step instructions.

The first thing I did was to plug the Nook into the computer. Our generic steps say that the eReader should be recognized as a separate removable drive; that didn’t happen for me. I got a device driver failure notification. A quick web search determined

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