Comments for The Passive Voice http://www.thepassivevoice.com A Lawyer's Thoughts on Authors, Self-Publishing and Traditional Publishing Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:56:25 +0000 hourly 1 Comment on The Uncomfortable Trail-Blazer by J.M. Ney-Grimm http://www.thepassivevoice.com/11/2014/the-uncomfortable-trail-blazer/#comment-269855 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:56:25 +0000 http://www.thepassivevoice.com/?p=58319#comment-269855 Finished it today – a great read! :D

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Comment on The Desolate Wilderness by J.M. Ney-Grimm http://www.thepassivevoice.com/11/2014/the-desolate-wilderness-2/#comment-269854 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:55:17 +0000 http://www.thepassivevoice.com/?p=58341#comment-269854 +1

:D

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Comment on The Rise of the Seven-Figure Advance by Jim Self http://www.thepassivevoice.com/11/2014/the-rise-of-the-seven-figure-advance/#comment-269852 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:54:11 +0000 http://www.thepassivevoice.com/?p=58331#comment-269852 This. It’s a lot like reading a “Most Attractive People” list. No one ever agrees with the ordering.

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Comment on The soldier’s greatest fear by Daleo http://www.thepassivevoice.com/11/2014/the-soldiers-greatest-fear-2/#comment-269851 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:52:45 +0000 http://www.thepassivevoice.com/?p=58196#comment-269851 Why do men fight? Men fight for food. Often beverages are involved.

Woody Allen, more or less.

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Comment on Harper Collins to provide Content to Jet Blue Customers by Daleo http://www.thepassivevoice.com/11/2014/harper-collins-to-provide-content-to-jet-blue-customers/#comment-269850 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:49:51 +0000 http://www.thepassivevoice.com/?p=58322#comment-269850 Seems like txt little, too late.

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Comment on The Rise of the Seven-Figure Advance by Jim Self http://www.thepassivevoice.com/11/2014/the-rise-of-the-seven-figure-advance/#comment-269849 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:47:04 +0000 http://www.thepassivevoice.com/?p=58331#comment-269849 I was thinking along the lines of “Price it high so people don’t want it after all, then ignore reasonably priced competitors.”

Yes, I know it’s a bad strategy.

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Comment on The Rise of the Seven-Figure Advance by Daleo http://www.thepassivevoice.com/11/2014/the-rise-of-the-seven-figure-advance/#comment-269848 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:43:57 +0000 http://www.thepassivevoice.com/?p=58331#comment-269848 This could just be puffery, to get people submitting, hoping to win the lottery. Like mafia numbers games and the lottery in 1984, we have no way of gauging whether these claims are true.

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Comment on The Rise of the Seven-Figure Advance by Jim Self http://www.thepassivevoice.com/11/2014/the-rise-of-the-seven-figure-advance/#comment-269847 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:43:15 +0000 http://www.thepassivevoice.com/?p=58331#comment-269847 Nice catch.

This is going to continue until even the publishers themselves will acknowledge that they need to court successful authors and explain the value of their service.

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Comment on But your reprisals are too severe! by Daleo http://www.thepassivevoice.com/11/2014/but-your-reprisals-are-too-severe-2/#comment-269846 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:36:08 +0000 http://www.thepassivevoice.com/?p=58191#comment-269846 That Zeus What a kidder.

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Comment on How an eBay bookseller defeated a publishing giant at the Supreme Court by Terrence OBrien http://www.thepassivevoice.com/11/2014/how-an-ebay-bookseller-defeated-a-publishing-giant-at-the-supreme-court/#comment-269845 Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:06:39 +0000 http://www.thepassivevoice.com/?p=58325#comment-269845 Copyright, trademark, and patents protect the property rights of some, while restricting the rights of others.

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