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Amrah at the Capital City Press Book Festival

Curious how the Capital City Press Book Festival went? Here’s an update from Harma-Mae – What I Learned at my First Local Author Book Festival. Check it out!   Advertisements

Upcoming Amrah Publishing House Events in Edmonton!

We’re excited to announce that you can come out to see some of Amrah’s publications in person, if you will be in the area of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada this season. We will be displaying our works at two separate events.   What prompted this exciting development? Well, after releasing many short stories in ebook-only format, … Continue reading

Prince Charming FREE During Smashwords’ Winter Sale

During Smashwords’ Winter Sale–December 25 – January 1–Prince Charming will be available for free. This charming retelling of the well-known Cinderella story will surely delight you. Check out what readers are saying on Amazon: “A really different take on the Cinderella story, I found this short story to be cute and refreshing with lots of humor. … Continue reading

‘Homecoming’ – Our Monthly Flash Fiction Post

Welcome to ‘Homecoming,’ the third in the Amrah Publishing House’s series of flash fiction. Not just any flash fiction, but flash fiction free for the reading, right here on our website. Something romantic and under a hundred words – who could say no to that? Homecoming “This isn’t funny, Jeff.” I frowned. My parents’ nagging … Continue reading

Manufacturing a Bestseller

Or, Why We Haven’t Published Lincoln’s Doctor’s Dog According to old publishing industry lore, the obvious way to publish a bestseller is to publish a book about Lincoln’s doctor’s dog. This strategy has been talked about since at least 1938 – since books about Lincoln, books about doctors, and books about dogs all sell particularly … Continue reading

Why We’ll Never See the End of Paper

The end of paper is nigh, right? With tablets and e-readers taking over every task paper used to fulfill – from virtual sticky notes to compressing War and Peace into something that fits into one’s pocket – it looks more and more likely that paper will be abolished. Or will it? While the Amrah Publishing … Continue reading

Fantastic Analysis of Today’s Readers, from Goodreads

  Goodreads, the largest site for readers and book recommendations in the world, recently surveyed their users on how they discover books, how they read books, and which devices they use. The results offer great insight into the habits of readers today. Highlights of the results include: most people discover books through trusted friends, confirming … Continue reading

People Who Read EBooks – Who Are We?

Random House’s Research and Analytic’s team has pulled together information on the readers of ebooks in this handy infographic. Do more men settle down in an comfy chair with the latest electronic release than women, or is it the other way around? Is the older generation far more likely than their young and tech-savvy counterparts … Continue reading

How to Wrap an Ebook for Christmas

The difficulty with giving your loved one an ebook for Christmas is… ebooks are virtual. You can’t wrap them. You may have found the absolutely perfect ebook for your friend with a Kindle/iPad/Kobo, but you feel a little lame giving someone a virtual gift. Well, Slate magazine comes to the rescue with their article “Nine … Continue reading

Available now: Prince Charming

Now available at Amazon: Prince Charming! Prince Charming: The prince is an irresponsible flirt who won’t settle down. The king needs an heir who will grow up and take care of the kingdom. What’s the solution? A royal ball, of course. Despite Princess Anastasia’s doubts, the prince does meet a girl who’s different from all … Continue reading

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