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Gerald Freeman

When did you begin indie publishing? Oct 10th 2013 Why did you make the choice to go indie? After trying the traditional route and receiving some very...

Aditi Chopra

When did you begin indie publishing? I started publishing fiction books in 2013. How did you make the choice to go indie? I had been publishing non-fi...

Chris Bent Author Interview Part 2 | Former Navy SEAL Author | Former Navy SEAL Book | Leadership

Transcript: Today I’m talking with Chris Bent. Tell me about your book. Rather personal…the book can almost be summed up in the very first...

Kerri Farrell Foley

When did you begin indie publishing? I’ve been writing and publishing online since 2009. I started my work as a literary magazine editor at Crac...

Fran Veal

When did you begin indie publishing? I published my first book, Finding My Escape in 2011. How did you make the choice to go indie? Well, I’m a...

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Word of the Day

pallid

Word Formadjective
DefinitionHaving an abnormally pale or wan complexion.
Synonymspasty, colorless, ashen
UsageIn the gray of the morning the two students, pallid and haggard from anxiety, met at the medical college.