What is an “Indie” Press?

When anyone can upload a Word .doc and call it an E-book, what are we “independent” from? Yesterday on Twitter, eBookNoir asked a question: @eBookNoir “Indie” is more of an umbrella term, comprising self-pub and small press. — Bicycle Comics (@BicycleComics) July 15, 2014 We had a lengthy back-and-forth on Twitter, but to summarize my […]

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Amazon Announces Kindle Indenture: Print & Digital Editions, Plus Two Hours of Domestic Help from Beloved Authors.

SEATTLE–Sep. 5, 2013– (NASDAQ:AMZN)—Amazon today introduced Kindle Indenture: a new program that gives customers the chance to buy–for $1.99–the Kindle edition of print books they have purchased new from Amazon. Additionally, members of Amazon Prime will be able to bundle up to two hours of household labor from participating authors for just $9.99. Over 20,000 […]

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Video from the 2011 Slumberfest

Okay, so the San Jose Slumberfest didn’t exactly go off as planned. No worries, though; despite a last minute change-of-venue, Sam and Megan still put on a great show in the heart of downtown San Jose. Here is the big finale, a duet on Sam’s poem “As my Guitar Weeps Rather Agressively.”

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Schedule Change for Slumberfest

There have been some big changes with the Summer Slumberfest originally scheduled for July 8th. Sam Teitel and Megan Thoma will still be performing on Friday night, but everything else is new: Caffe Trieste 315 S. First Street San Jose, CA An open mic starts at 7PM, followed by Jon Staedler opening for Megan Thoma […]

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