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Epiracy and ebooks. Have you been hacked?

Thea’s Three Mashup June 24 There was a lot of rumbling early this week about ebook piracy. Most notably, a good colleague and friend Mel Comley mentioned it in a group I belong to and started a frenzy of great discussion. It put me to thinking: Would I be upset...

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What is it about me and Jodi Picoult?

I’m No Jodi Picoult and I’m OK with That by: Thea Atkinson I have a friend who keeps asking me to write a book for her. Let’s call her Alicia. Alicia keeps saying things to me like, “Write me a romance, Thea. Write a good relationship book with lots...

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Sexy secret to #epublishing success: @gpwriter guests

George Pappas, author of Monogamy Sucks These days I am the most confident I’ve ever felt as a writer. My writing dreams of being a full-time author are finally in reach. After a shaky start, my novel Monogamy Sucks is receiving critical support from readers and...

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Thea’s Three Mashup: @melcom1 @dailycheapreads

Thea’s Three Mashup June 3, 2011 This week, I decided to Stumble my picks and guess what? Two personal favorites came up , so I immediately assumed it was Karma kicking my tires. I get to pass it on, you get to check em out: 1. OK. I’m a sucker for a cheap read....

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Taste Test winner for May: @jasonvanhee @thejosh86

The winner of May’s taste test has been decided! Blurb 2 had 62% of the votes and is thus declared the winner. Why, what wonderful blurb was this and just exactly what was the title?   Engines of the Broken World by Jason Vanhee will be gifted to: JF Jenkins...

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Who is this Thea chick anyway? #thriller #fiction

Once upon a time, I thought I was a litfic writer. Tough sell, I know. I’m no where the caliber of writer that Margaret Atwood is or my fav: Alice Munro. Jane Urquhart? No way. So I assumed I was just a bad litfic writer. It took me a long time to figure out my...

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New Ogle Me Some from GonzoInk: @threesheet at NSMW 2010

I bought a new wide angle lens so that I could play during NSMW…a nice new 17mm F2.8, thinking I could get some cool, weirdly distorted wide angle snaps. I could hardly wait. Bummer. It wasn’t fast enough to catch the energy on the stage for Three Sheet,...

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Thea’s Three Mashup: #epublishing stuff you gotta see

Thea’s Three Mashup May 27, 2011 In my visits this week I’ve found a lot of posts that I really enjoyed for some reason or another. This week all seemed to have the theme of epublishing. so, without further ado, this week’s mashup: 1. When I found...

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5 things I wish I’d known: ebook cover design

When I began this foray into indie publishing via ebooks, I thought I had a pretty good handle on some basic tenements of desktop publishing. I’ve created quite a few graphic design things for folks: posters, web graphics, brochures, etc. because I had plenty of...

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