Category: Marginalia

Comments in the margins of books and publishing, i.e. stuff I want to say something about.

M. R. James and Cthulhu

When horror aficionados think of horror and tentacles, the first words that come to mind are H. P. Lovecraft and his creation Cthulhu. A malevolent monster combining elements of a human, octopus, and dragon, Cthulhu first appeared in Lovecraft’s short

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Lessons Learned: My Amazon Giveaway Experiment

I heard on the Sell More Books Show that Amazon had opened giveaways to eBooks. It sounded promising, a low-cost way to gather some followers and put my book into the hands of new readers. Here’s what happened and what

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