Posts Tagged ‘ Smashwords ’

Go read a book: Happy Read An Ebook Week!

Happy Read An Ebook Week! Smashwords is running a special promotion this week (March 6 to 12), to encourage readers to give ebooks a try. To help you celebrate, I've set up coupons for all of my regularly-priced $2.99 books. They will be available for 50% off with coupon code RAE50, and my 99¢ books are all FREE (coupon code RW100)! Here's a link to my complete list of books at Continue Reading...

Smashwords super summer sale

Our distributor, Smashwords, is currently holding a huge summer sale! This means you can grab select Buttontapper Press titles at 50% off, including: Haiku For Lovers The Vixen Files: Naughty Notes from a Montreal Sex Columnist Ninjas of the 512: A Texas-Sized Satire NOIR, and The Portable Laura Roberts It's summer sale madness! Pick one or collect all 5 for some wild beach Continue Reading...

International Talk Like A Pirate Day give-away

Happy International Talk Like A Pirate Day! Or should we say "YARRRRRR!"? To celebrate this momentous occasion for merriment (now in its 10th installment), we invite you to "pirate" our e-book, Rebels of the 512, which stars several scurvy scallywags, salty sea dogs and peg-legged buccaneers fighting against an army of ninjas. That's right: in honor of this annual festival of cursing and Continue Reading...

The sweet, sexy smell of victory

PayPal has backed off its censorship crusade, under pressure from a wide variety of fiction writers and literature lovers! As reported in the Mercury News, the credit card companies PayPal was citing as the driving force behind their campaign have all denied involvement in the bizarre quest to shut down Smashwords writers for including rape, bestiality or incest in their fictional works. Now Continue Reading...

PayPal vs Smashwords: Censorship and fiction

As you may have heard, Smashwords is currently in talks with PayPal regarding the publication of "questionable" erotic fiction. As a writer and publisher of erotica, this concerns me. Smashwords' founder, Mark Coker, is currently in talks with PayPal about the situation, as what PayPal is proposing is ultimately censorship. As a writer and publisher of erotica, I agree with Coker Continue Reading...