Monthly Archives: December 2010

Speaking Strong in the New Year

I got to know WordStream author Meryl Runion by doing some freelance consulting for her on the side, while getting WordStream up and running.  Long story short, Hampton Ryan and I served as consultants and agents for her, helping her … Continue reading

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Peace on Earth

Publisher’s Personal Note: When I hear the Christmas story, and hear of shepherds abandoning the herds and their work to go see the things happening in Bethlehem, to go and see the baby Jesus, I can’t help but hear in … Continue reading

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WordStream on the Michigan Airwaves

Dan Mulhern, a Radio Talk Show Host and Michigan’s First Gentleman (at least for a few more weeks), recently made some great comments about WordStream‘s How to Restore Sanity to Our Political Conversations by Meryl Runion.  Yes, WordStream has hit … Continue reading

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EBook Sales Slow, but Still Rising

This from PW Daily: “Facing some harder comparisons, e-book sales posted their slowest growth rates in 2010 in October. Still, sales jumped 112.4%, to $40.7 million, from the 14 publishers who reported results to the AAP’s monthly sales program. For the … Continue reading

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Editor Roy M. Carlisle Joins the Team!

I brag about various WordStream books and authors on a fairly regular basis.  Hey, it’s a part of the job, right?   But, I want to make sure to brag about someone else who is joining the WordStream family for … Continue reading

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Publishing…By Any Means Necessary!

IRAQ: Through the Eyes of an American Soldier was one of the first titles planned for the roll out of WordStream Publishing.   The book will launch in March 2011, and I am honored to have it on the list. In … Continue reading

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Changes in a Community … and How We Build Community

The closing of David-Kidd bookstore in Green Hills mall in Nashville means more to Nashvillians — especially book-industry-minded Nashvillians — than “there is going to be one less place to buy books.”  [See this article from The Tennessean: http://www.tennessean.com/article/20101111/BUSINESS/101111050/Davis-Kidd+book+store+to+close+in+Green+Hills] Davis-Kidd bookstore … Continue reading

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