Are ebook sales going through the roof…or the floor?

Most of what I read lately regarding ebook sales by freelance novelists—independent authors, indies, self-publishers—whatever you want to call these entrepreneurs—has been either mediocre or depressing. For the most part, authors are giving away massive amounts of books or selling them for $1.99 or less.

Is this the fate of ebooks? Is this the fate of freelance novelists?

I don’t think so.

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Book Launch: Snow Day at Farmer Brown’s

On Saturday October 29th, author Shanda Cameron and illustrator Danielle Shreeman launched their second book at the Elmsdale Library.

I had read about the event in the local newspaper, The Weekly Press, and wanted to see firsthand how this self-published author went about presenting her book to the public.

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