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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Speaking out against Corporate Censorship

Speaking out against Corporate Censorship

UPDATE #2: Paypal has redefined its position and restricts its newest policy update to specific books which contain graphic images portraying bestiality, rape, or incest and they will not take the blanket action of disabling the individual account and withholding funds. More on CNET and The Verge.

UPDATE: It seems as if Paypal is likely to reverse it’s position this week. At least we are all watching and hoping. More at TechCrunch.

Does anyone reading this remember when Amazon.com removed copies of “1984″ from their Kindle library and by extension from the “personal” Kindle library

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Readers Turn Into Writers?

Enjoy reading eBooks? Think you’d like to give it a try? Here is a brief summary of the nuts and bolts of the “How to’s” to write your own eBook.

There are different kinds of eBooks. Begin with the end in mind, as Steven Covey would say. How long do you want your book to be?

A traditional eBook is the same as a book you would buy at a book store and is usually upwards of a hundred pages or more.

A Manifesto style eBook is much shorter and usually focuses on one idea or a quick

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