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Is Partridge Africa a scam?

Is Partridge Africa a scam?

 

This is a letter I have received from South African author – Francois* - and is published with his consent. It details his experience as a first-time author dealing with the publishing company Partridge Africa. I will leave the letter as unedited as possible and add only comments and clarity where I think they might be needed. (Dave.)

For those looking to educate themselves, click here for further reading on the dubious practices of Author solutions and other vanity presses.

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Understanding the Internet – A Case study highlighting why it makes sense to use Google Analytics with your business blog

Understanding the Internet – A Case study highlighting why it makes sense to use Google Analytics with your business blog

 

I wanted to kick-off the new year by asking a simple question: How our website and blog has made your day better.

There are obviously a few ways in which a popular, populated blog can help a reader. I wanted to ask a few simple questions of my digital publishing platform. The answers would be gleaned from the vast databanks of our friendly neighbourhood oracle, Google Analytics.

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A foreplay to writing gay erotica - Ten tips for new authors by bestselling Amazon author David Roslyn

A foreplay to writing gay erotica - Ten tips for new authors by bestselling Amazon author David Roslyn

Gay Erotica as genre does not earn much shelf time. I thought it about time that we delved into what it meant writing gay erotica. A quick look at Amazon is enough to see that these shelves are dominated by women. The few male authors of gay erotica do not seem able to even take themselves seriously. My cursory inspection revealed author names such as  Dick Cummings, Randy Manners and Miles Long. Now whether or not there really exists a Mr Dick Cummings is quite beside the point. What is obvious is that many if not most of the male authors of this genre are (unintentionally?) cheapening the genre with poor covers and and obvious slant towards pornography.

To help clarify what it means writing gay erotica, allow me to introduce Mr David Roslyn...

 

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