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  Today I’m reposting a terrific blog post by Gary Smailes

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       28 Blogs Every Writer Should Read

 14 JANUARY 2013 –   –  GARY SMAILES –   

Here’s a list of some of the blogs for writers we read on a regular basis.   Great stuff.

Andrew Lownie Literary Agency: UK literary agent blogging from an agent’s viewpoint.

Authors on Show: Blog for Authors on Show website, lots of marketing stuff.

Author Marketing Experts: Blog for Author Marketing Experts website, as the name suggests this is marketing based.

Author Media: Blog for Author Media wedsite, mostly marketing stuff.

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Here’s an interesting chart.     Still wondering why bookstores are closing??   By my research the fastest growing market will be Europe.  The US has been on a roll in regards to adoption of e-Readers.  Growth will continue, but at a less robust rate.    This, in my humble opinion, bodes well for those that create quality content for e-Readers.  People love their books and enjoy good stories.

Consumers have spoken with a voice that is loud and clear –   e-Readers are a better delivery device for books.      Not surprisingly,  the projected growth of eBooks sales correlates rather closely to the growth in

e-Readers (see bottom paragraph).     ** Please note that this is a VERY VERY unscientific assessment from a true newbie to the industry.  Take all comments with a grain of salt and a tequila shot, followed by a lemon wedge.

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